Dutch Houses on State Street, Albany, New York

Object Number: 
1953.229
Date: 
1807
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and brown ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 7 in. ( 14 x 17.8 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower, ink: "Dutch houses, State Street, Albany, october 1807"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center outside image in brown ink: "Dutch-houses, State Street albany october -- 1807 --"; at lower right below two figures: "L'Ecorcheur gre..."
Description: 
Architecture
Gallery Label: 
The buildings depicted were located at 60 and 62 State Street. The names on the the signboards are of William Caldwell, merchant, and I. and J. Townsend, ironmongers.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group