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

View of New York City from Long Island, New York: Study for an Aquatint
Title
View of New York City from Long Island, New York: Study for an Aquatint
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 )
Description 
Landscape
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Object Number 
1910.38
Inscriptions 
Verso inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wunderlich"
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.
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