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Afternoon Hastings Landing. Palisades Rocks in Shadow, New York
Watercolor, gouache, graphite, scratching out, and touches of black ink and glazing on paper laid on brown card
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The subject of this portrait was a New York merchant. At the time of his marriage in 1810 he was associated with the firm of Stebbins and Couch, grocers, at 15 New Slip. He died in Southport, Connecticut.
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