Snow Storm: Canada Settlers in Their Sugar Camp

Object Number: 
1947.557
Date: 
1830s-40s
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, white lead pigment, and selective glazing on paper, laid on beige card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. (25.7 x 35.2 cm)
Marks: 
signed: lower right: "G. Harvey" inscription: above picture: "Canada Settlers in their Sugar Camp"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left of center in gray watercolor: "G. HARVEY."; card inscribed above in brown watercolor: "SNOW STORM.."; below: "CANADA SETTLERS in their SUGAR CAMP."
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
This watercolor is one of Harvey's different epochs of the day, ca. 1830s-40s.
Bibliography: 
Olson, Roberta J. M. "George Harvey's Anglo-American atmospheric landscapes." The Magazine Antiques 174 (2008): 112-121.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
Provenance: 
John Elliot Howard, England; Kennedy & Co., New York City, 1940
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group