Fort Richmond and Fort Tompkins, Staten Island, New York

Object Number: 
1926.83
Date: 
c. 1836
Medium: 
Watercolor over graphite with scratching out and touches of gouache on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. ( 23.8 x 34.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscribed: on reverse, in ink: "Boyish work of / R. Ogden Doremus / at the age of 12 years"
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed at center in black ink: "Boyish work of / R. Ogden Doremus / at the age of 12 years"; old label attached to verso with typescript: "THIS WATERCOLOR OF THE HUDSON / RIVER WAS PAINTED BY PROFESSOR / ROBERT OGDEN PRO. OF CHEMISTRY / AT THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF / NEW YORK, WHEN HE WAS A BOY UNDER / 20 YEARS OF AGE."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles A. Doremus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group