Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 11:00 to 6:00

Inscription

lower right in graphite: Fort Hamilton / Staten Island / Jan, 3rd, 1854; lower left corner in graphite by unknown hand: #46; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 14 x 17 - Ploted gray / 1/2 avay polish

notes in graphite: Sky mellow hazy blue / warmish grey along the horizon / blackish mellow grey water / lighter & slight tint / green as it comes to the shore / black brown grey / Timber warm / warm / snow / very blue in the light / of the shadows

Provenance

(Victor Spark, New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1948; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 38, no. 267.