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A Sunset in the Woods, Paterson, New Jersey; verso: studies of five cows

Object Number: 
1950.395
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and graphite on beige paper; graphite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ( 34.9 x 27.3 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm. R. Miller, Del./July 25, 1887" inscription: upper: "No [blank] 1000 Gems/"A Sunset in the woods, Paterson, N.J."/Composed July 25th 1887/9 x 7" inscription: lower right: "61 Bleeker St, N.Y.,/No."
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in black ink over graphite: "Wm. R. Miller Del. / July 15 1887."; to right: "Sky marked B."; at lower right inside image: "61 Bleeker St. NY / No"; at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "No 1000 Gems / 'A Sunset in the woods. Paterson N.J.' / Composed July 25th 1887. / 9 x 7"
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
Intended for the 1,000 Gems of American landscape.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Grace Miller Carlock, granddaughter of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group