Albany from Van Rensselaer's Island

Ann Bell Artist
c. 1850 Date:
Oil on wood panel Medium
13 7/8 H x 16 5/8, oval Dimensions
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- Inscription
Gift of Mrs. Gates B. Aufsesser Credit
1963.32 Accession number
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. Additional comments

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