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City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard, after George Cooke, engraved by W.I. Bennett, New York, c. 1834, hand-colored aquatint showing the city across the river with the capitol in the background, image ht. 17 3/8, wd. 24 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Image has moderate overall toning, repaired hole at the left edge, and tears in the upper left corner. The margins measure: top, left, and right, 3/4 in., bottom 1 3/4 in.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

George Cooke, American architecture, Aquatint, City of Washington from Beyond the Navy Yard, Pennsylvania Avenue Line, Printmaking, Visual arts, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

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