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Sketchbook, American, Early 19th Century, with Watercolors on Paper of American East Coast Cities, Ports, and Ships.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1267
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Sketchbook, American, Early 19th Century, with Watercolors on Paper of American East Coast Cities, Ports, and Ships. Landscape folio album, wove paper watermarked with the date 1814, containing seventeen watercolors (eight done in monochromatic washes and nine in color) of the following subjects: Quebec; South View of Boston; Natural Bridge Virginia; City Hall, New York; View of the Battery at New York from the North River; View of the Battery at New York from the East River; the Pilot Boat T.H. Smith; Falls of Niagara from Table Rock; a Schooner; View of New York from Long Island; Steamboat Chancellor Livingston; View of Hurl Gate from the Rock in the East River; Boston Post Coach; Courtland Street Ferry; View of the Bridge across Schuylkill near Philadelphia; View of the Narrows of New York from Powlas Hook; and View of New York from Powlas Hook; contemporary half leather, paste paper boards, binding coming apart, contents generally good, 14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Livingston, East River, Painting, Port of New York and New Jersey, Visual arts, Watercolor painting, Watermedia, Wove paper, Philadelphia

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