Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 394 (Sale info: $500.00).
"b. Staten Island, 1823. Studied architecture in New York for five years, and then turned his attention to landscape painting. Elected a member of the National Academy, 1851. Spent three years in Italy, and lived in London from 1857 to 1863. Member of the American Water-Color Society and of the American Art Union. " Cropsey's painting is full of points that are new without being entirely foreign or strange to the European eye. It takes the ordinary observer into another sphere and region, while its execution will bear any amount of technical criticism. - London Times, 1862. " Autumn on the Ramapo. One of Mr. Cropsey's most brilliant autumnal landscapes." [P. 78.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.
Artist address: New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York); A.A.U.