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Cortez's First View of the City of Mexico

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Oil on canvas
Canvas: 39 x 49 in. (99.1 x 124.5 cm) Frame: 52 1/2 x 62 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (52 1/2 x 62 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)
"Visits to the Painters," Godey's Lady's Book, December 1844, pp. 277-8. Catalogue of the Exhibition of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, New York: E.B. Clayton & Sons, 1849, p. 10. "Notices of Arts and Artists," Sartain's Union Magazine, Vol. 4, June 1849, pp. 414-5. English, Thomas Dunn, M.D., "Peter F. Rothermel," Sartain's Union Magazine, Vol. 10, 1852, pp. 13-6. Ahrens, Kent, "Painting for Peer, Patron, and the Public," Pennsylvania Heritage Quarterly of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Vol. XVIII, No. 2, Spring 1992, pp. 24-31.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Louis A. Gillet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group