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Study for a Library (front elevation)

Artist:
Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)
Date:
1838
Medium:
Watercolor, ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 25 9/16 x 17 3/4 in. (64.9 x 45.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.102.9
Not on view
Inscription: In ink, on street below facade: "Bibliotheca./ Or Oriel Hall"; in graphite lower right: "Alex. J. Davis, Archt. / 1838"
Hirschl & Adler Galleries. "The Gothic Revival in America, 1800–1860," April 15, 2006–June 9, 2006.

Peck, A. J. Davis, 1992, p. 53, fig. 2.24, and color pl. 29
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