In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
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Afternoon Hastings Landing. Palisades Rocks in Shadow, New York
Watercolor, gouache, graphite, scratching out, and touches of black ink and glazing on paper laid on brown card
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Overall: 27 x 48 in. ( 68.6 x 121.9 cm )
Framed: 33 3/4 × 54 3/4 × 4 1/4 in. (85.7 × 139.1 × 10.8 cm)
Gift of John MacGregor
This painting was the first study of an original nature acquired by the Society in its first fifty years of collecting which was not a portrait, and it marks the inception of the Society's landscape collection.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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