Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)
After William James Bennett (American, London 1787–1844 New York)
Steel engraving; third state of three
plate: 6 1/4 x 8 15/16 in. (15.9 x 22.7 cm)
sheet: 9 5/8 x 13 3/16 in. (24.4 x 33.5 cm)
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Not on view
Image within a decorative frame, originally engraved in 1830 as part one of a projected serial publication titled, The American Landscape. Only one number of the latter was ever issued. This state was republished April 20, 1833 in the New-York Mirror.
Signature: in plate, lower left: "Painted by W. J. Bennett;" lower right: "Engraved by A. J. Durand"
Inscription: in plate: "Weehawken/ Eng.-d. for the New York Morror./ Steel plate"
Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Grolier 232 iii/iii; Stauffer 677 iii
Charles Henry Hart Catalogue of the Engraved Work of Asher B. Durand. Exhibited at the Grolier Club, April MDCCCXCV. The Grolier Club, 1895, cat. no. 232 iii/iii, p. 99.
David McNeeley Stauffer, Mantle Fielding, Thomas Hovey Gage American Engravers upon Copper and Steel. 1994, cat. no. 677 iii.