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View of the Hudson River from the Palisades, New York, with Rainbow

View of the Hudson River from the Palisades, New York, with Rainbow
Title
View of the Hudson River from the Palisades, New York, with Rainbow
Date 
1873
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, and touches of gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 13 1/8 in. ( 21 x 33.3 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Landscape
Credit Line 
Abbott-Lenox Fund
Object Number 
1969.41
Marks 
signed and dated: lower right: "J.W. Hill, 1879"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in red watercolor: "JW Hill / 1873"
Gallery Label 
This is a later version of a large undated watercolor of the same scene owned in 1971 by the Old Print Shop, New York City. The hotel known as the Palisades Mountain House which is seen on the summit of the cliff in the version owned by the Society is not depicted in the earlier version. The view is of the Palisades at Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. In the past it has been incorrectly identifed as taken from Alpine, New Jersey, five miles farther north.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group