On the Yankee Town Road

Jervis McEntee (1828-1891)
Date: 1858
Medium: Pencil on paper
Dimensions: 10 5/8 H x 14 3/4 W
Inscription: Inscribed, lower left: On The Yankee Town Road / Shandaken Mts. In distance / Oct. 12 1858
Credit: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Accession Number: 1984.51.4
Comments: McEntee's panoramic landscape depicting the Shandaken Mountains (now New Paltz, NY) in the distance contains notes to himself in the lower left corner: "The lilly [sic] pads at a little distance give a dull grey tinge to the water and break the reflections"dead frogs." At the right is a scene of a small wooden shack, trees, and two fishermen, which is reflected in the water.