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Vue de New York. : Prise de Weahawk. : A View of New-York, Taken from Veahawk.


  • PUBLISHER: A Paris Chez Hocquart aine Succr. de Bassel Rue St. Jacques No. 64. New-York Published by Bailly, Ward and Co.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint and engraving hand colored,

    DATE: c.1834.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 12 3/4 x 17 5/8" (32.3 x 44.7 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Garneray pinx. Himely sculp. Drawn by Ambroise-Louis Garneray and aquatint and engraving by Sigismond Himely. Weahawk, New Jersey, now known as Weehawken, has a commanding view of lower Manhattan and inspired artists to make many views of the city. This view is one of the finest produced from this vantage point. The second printing of two listed in Deak. As a later state, no printing date given.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Framed in 1" wood molding finished in gold leaf, with bottom mat wrapped in a gold metal leaf and archival ivory top mat. UV Plexiglass.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with additions of later handcoloring.

  • REFERENCE: Deak #433.

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