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

Object Number: 
1936.923
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 )
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."
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group