Landscape Composition: Helicon and Aganippe (Allegorical Landscape of New York University)

Landscape Composition: Helicon and Aganippe (Allegorical Landscape of New York University)
Title
Landscape Composition: Helicon and Aganippe (Allegorical Landscape of New York University)
Date 
1836
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall (canvas): 22 1/2 x 36 1/4 in. (57.2 x 92.1 cm) Frame: 29 x 42 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (29 x 42 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)
Description 
Incorporated in this allegorical landscape is a view of the new building of the University of the City of New York (now New York University) on the east side of Washington Square, between Washington place and Waverley Place.
Credit Line 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number 
1917.3
Marks 
inscriptions: Not signed.
Gallery Label 
Eucleian Society of the University of the City of New York; Alfred S. Vail; Mrs. Amanda (Eno) Vail.
Bibliography 
Geld, Elizabeth and Stuart P., In Pointed Style: The Gothic Revival in America, 1800-1860, New York: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 47, 144. Danziger, Elon, "A University Building for New York," Burlington Magazine, July 2008, pp. 444-51.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group