Old House, Park Avenue at 93rd Street, New York City

Object Number: 
1945.594
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. ( 14 x 17.5 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left: "Sketched in 1913"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Sketched on 1913 / Brick below / wood above / Sketch of / Old house corner 93d St. and Park Av. New York City / Said to have been built for General Windfield Scott, / in 1850. / but very doubtful"
Description: 
Architecture
Gallery Label: 
This spacious nineteenth-century Greek Revival house was said, according to Wallace's note, to have been built for General Winfield Scott.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group