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View of a War Garden, on the Hudson River, New York City

View of a War Garden, on the Hudson River, New York City
Title
View of a War Garden, on the Hudson River, New York City
Date 
1918
Medium 
Watercolor, crayon, and graphite on board, overmatted
Dimensions 
Overall: 15 7/8 x 20 in. ( 40.3 x 50.8 cm ) mat: 15 7/8 x 20 in. ( 40.3 x 50.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of James Calvert Smith
Object Number 
1951.348
Marks 
inscriptions: Signed and dated, lower left: James Calvert Smith, 1918
Inscriptions 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in black crayon: "JAMES CALVERT SMITH -- 1918--"; verso isncribed at upper left in graphite: "War Garden -- N. Y. C. -- 1918 / (181st street Wadsworth Avenue)"
Gallery Label 
The title on a flyleaf sheet places this World War I garden at 181st Street and Wadsworth Avenue in the Washinton Heights section of Manhattan Island, but the proximity of the Hudson River and Fort Washington Park would suggest an area further west near Pinehurst Avenue.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group