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View of Sneden's Landing from Dobbs Ferry, New York

View of Sneden's Landing from Dobbs Ferry, New York
Title
View of Sneden's Landing from Dobbs Ferry, New York
Date 
1858
Medium 
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, scraping, and touches of gouache on heavy paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 7/16 x 9 1/2 in. (11.3 x 24.1 cm) mat: 10 3/4 x 14 in. ( 27.3 x 35.6 cm )
Description 
Landscape: This is a view from the Hudson River looking toward Sneden's Landing at the extreme southerly corner of Rockland County. At the left are the Palisades Cliffs which border the river in northern New Jersey and Rockland County New York.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1936.923
Marks 
Signed at lower left outside image in black ink: "Sneden. del"; inscribed at lower center outside image: "Sneden's Landing. opposite Dobb's Ferry. Hudson River, NY. 1858."
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower left outside image in black ink: "Sneden. del"; inscribed at lower center outside image: "Sneden's Landing. opposite Dobb's Ferry. Hudson River, NY. 1858."
Gallery Label 
The landing takes its name from the Sneden family, which for generations in colonial times maintained a ferry across the river to the east shore at Dobbs Ferry in Wetchester County.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group