View of Catskill Creek (formerly Distant View of Roundtop)

Thomas Cole (1801-1848)
Date: c. 1833
Medium: Oil on composition board
Dimensions: 17 H x 25 W


Credit: Albany Institute of History & Art Purchase, Evelyn Newman Fund
Accession Number: 1964.70

Painted in about 1833, this view features a summer sunset on Catskill Creek with North Mountain, site of the Catskill Mountain House, a famous ninteenth-century resort, in the background.