Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

  • Title:

    SOUTH-WEST VIEW OF BETHLEHEM.

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    W. H. van Vleck (Draftsman)

  • Place of Origin:

    Nazareth, Northampton, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1807

  • Materials:

    Ink; Graphite; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0604 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.0604 A

Object Name

Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

Title

SOUTH-WEST VIEW OF BETHLEHEM.

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

W. H. van Vleck (Draftsman)
Probably William Henry van Vleck, who later became a bishop of the Moravian Church.

Place of Origin

Nazareth, Northampton, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1807

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature ; Lower right, beneath image; W.H. Van Vleck.
2. Inscription; Lower left, beneath image; Naz. Hall. 1807.

Subjects

City view; Landscape; Moravian

Materials

Ink; Graphite; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

10.1 (H) , 18.1 (W) , 9.5 (Image H) , 17.6 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

25.7 (H) , 45.9 (W) , 9.5 (Image H) , 17.6 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Chain interval: 2.8-2.9 cm; laid line frequency: 8 per cm. Frame H: 12.2 in. (30.9 cm). Frame W: 20.2 in. (51.3 cm). Frame D: 1.0 in. (2.5 cm). H at left. W at bottom. D at bottom left.

Watermark

Lily and strassburg band in a sheild with "GR" below

Coloring

Hand colored with translucent watercolors

Object Description

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