View of the Shandaken Mountains, New York

Object Number: 
1932.21
Date: 
1853
Medium: 
Oil on linen
Dimensions: 
Overall (linen): 16 x 24 x 1 in. (40.6 x 61 x 2.5 cm) Frame: 22 1/2 x 30 x 3 in. (22 1/2 x 30 x 3 in.)
Marks: 
Stencil on stretcher: "684"; stencil on canvas reverse: "PREPARED / BY / EDW DECHAUS / NEW-YORK"; reverse canvas inscribed in pen: "TO LUCY FROM HER FATHER / JANY. 1, 1854 / VIEW OF SHANDAKEN MOUNTAIN"
Bibliography: 
Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, p. 247. Lawall, David B., Asher B. Durand: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings, New York & London, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1978, p. 185. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 332. For Spacious Skies: Hudson River School Paintings from the Henry and Sharon Martin Collection, New Britain, Connecticut: New Britain Museum of American Art, 2005, pp. 32-3, 82-3.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group