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Troy from Mount Ida. No. 12 of the Hudson River Port Folio.

  • ARTIST: William Wall

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Henry I. Megarey New York.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint and engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1821-1825.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 14 1/8 x 21 1/8" (35.9 x 53.7 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "The Hudson River Portfolio." Painted by W. G. Wall. Engraved by J. Hill. First state of three. The Hudson River Port-Folio contains twenty aquatints views of the Hudson River valley engraved by John Hill after paintings by William G. Wall. This is one of the finest set of views of the Hudson River ever published. The Hudson River runs 315 miles from the Adirondack Mountains to New York City. The views start near Lake Luzerne and end with a view of New York City from Governor's Island. The original proposal was for twenty-four prints; however, only twenty were ever published between 1821 to 1825.


  • CONDITION: Fair condition, tears within image and in title, good color and impression, backed on Japan paper.

  • REFERENCE: Deak #320.