Albany from Van Rensselaer's Island

Ann Bell
Date: c. 1850
Medium: Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 13 7/8 H x 16 5/8, oval
Inscription: Label affixed to frame, bottom, center: Albany from / Van Renssalaer's [sic] Island; Paper label applied to fram verso: 3370 / "Albany from Van Renssaler's [sic] Island' / by Anna Bell / $ 165-
Credit: Gift of Mrs. Gates B. Aufsesser
Accession Number: 1963.32
Comments: This painting was based on an engraving by J.F. Tails, who based his work on a painting by William Guy Wall. Wall's painting was included in History and Topography of the United States by John Howard Hilton. The book was published in London by R. Fenner Sears and Co., 1830.