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A Brisk Gale, Bay of New York

Artist:
Painted and engraved by William James Bennett (American, London 1787–1844 New York)
Date:
1839
Medium:
Aquatint printed in black and blue-green inks, with hand coloring
Dimensions:
image: 15 7/8 x 22 7/16 in. (40.3 x 57 cm)
plate: 19 3/4 x 25 11/16 in. (50.1 x 65.2 cm)
sheet: 20 3/16 x 26 1/8 in. (51.2 x 66.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
54.90.608
Not on view
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Stokes III .621; Fielding III,141; Kouwenhoven, p.163
Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes The Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909, compiled from original sources. 5 vols., 1915–1928, vol. III, p. 621.

Mantle Fielding American Engravers upon Copper and Steel: Biographical Sketches and Check Lists of Engravings: A Supplement of David McNeely Stauffer's American Engravers. 1917, vol. III, p. 141.

John A. Kouwenhoven The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York: An essay in graphic history in honor of the Tricentennial of New York City and the Bicentennial of Columbia University. Doubleday & Company, Garden City, NY, 1953, cat. no. p.163.



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