View in Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, New York; verso: thumbnail sketch of the same

Object Number: 
1982.102
Date: 
1916
Medium: 
Graphite, black ink, and scratching out on buff paper; black ink
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 5 15/16 in. (12.4 x 15.1 cm) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in black ink: "OFB[monogram]"; below: "very / clear / & sharp"; at lower right: "Oct 7 -- 16 / 4 PN / van Cortland Pk"; numerous color annotations; verso inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Put with / Oaks Pond"; at up
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in black ink: "OFB[monogram]"; below: "very / clear / & sharp"; at lower right: "Oct 7 -- 16 / 4 PN / van Cortland Pk"; numerous color annotations; verso inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Put with / Oaks Pond"; at upper right in black ink: "Idea / depth of / narro space / cool colors / warm & cold / tone contrasts"; below: "lines in water in trees, fole & bag d"; below: "Th shadow planes parallel to pctre plane / from fore to dist receding become / purer & ltr in blue; the shado planes / at angle to--pctre plane are dK / local color = color + gy, those horizontal / are lightest & yellowish; of sky-- / blue + white. A brilliant red-levd maple in dist
Description: 
Cityscape
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Feld
Provenance: 
Robert Bluemner, 1968; Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Feld, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group