1959.0040.004 A Drawing, view 1
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Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

  • Title:

    View of the Delaware from the house of Joseph Bonaparte New Jersey.

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Birch (Draftsman)

  • Place of Origin:

    New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1817-1820

  • Materials:

    Graphite; Watercolor; Wash; Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0040.004 A


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Object Number

1959.0040.004 A

Object Name

Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

Title

View of the Delaware from the house of Joseph Bonaparte New Jersey.

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Thomas Birch (Draftsman)
1779-01/14/1851

Place of Origin

New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1817-1820

Subjects

Landscape

Materials

Graphite; Watercolor; Wash; Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

9.4 (H) , 13.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

23.8 (H) , 34.2 (W)

Measurement Notes

Frame H: 11.6 in. (29.5 cm). Frame W: 15.6 in. (39.7 cm). Frame D: 0.9 in. (2.3 cm). H at left. W at bottom. D at bottom left.

Watermark

"J. Whatman, 1811"

Coloring

Hand colored with translucent watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Nygren, Edward J. & Robertson, Bruce. 1986 Views and Visions: American Landscape before 1830.
Painting of Bonaparte's house illustrated on p. 43.
[Article] Stroud, Patricia Tyson. 10//2002 Point Breeze: Joseph Bonaparte's American Retreat. Antiques. 130-139.

[Article] Hofer, Margaret K. & Olson, Roberta J. M. 10//2002 Napoleon's Fauteuil: From Paris to Point Breeze. Antiques. 140-149.