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Niagara Falls, from Two Miles Below Chippawa

Object Number: 
1868.6
Date: 
1808
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 168 1/2 in. ( 73.7 x 428 cm ) frame: 35 3/4 x 172 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. (35 3/4 x 172 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Gallery Label: 
The two Trumbull paintings of Niagara Falls hung in a gallery of the country home of Dr. David Hosack (1769-1835) at Hyde Park in Dutchess County, New York.
Bibliography: 
Sizer, Theodore, The Works of Colonel John Trumbull: Artist of the American Revolution, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1967, p. 141. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. II, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 201. Goldin, Marco, ed., America: Storie di pittura dal Nuovo Mondo", Italy: Linea d'Ombra Libri, 2007, pp. 62-3, 142-3, 495.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Alexander Eddy Hosack
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group