View of New York City from Long Island, New York: Study for an Aquatint

Object Number: 
1910.38
Date: 
c. 1800
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 19 7/8 in. (34.6 x 50.5 cm) mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wunderlich"
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
This is the original drawing by John Wood from which the aquatint was engraved by William Rollinson (1762-1842), with identical dimensions. Generally known as the "Rollinson View," the plate was published in New York by Wood and Rollinson on February 14, 1801.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Provenance: 
Edwin Babcock Holden, New York City; American Art Galleries, New York, 1910
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group