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At the Waterfall, (painting)

Painter:
Johnston, David Claypool 1798-1865
Medium:
Watercolor, gum arabic, and gouache on off-white wove paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 1978.512
Date:
Ca. 1850
Notes:
Avery, Kevin J., "American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born before 1835," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, pg. 156, 321.
Summary:
View looking across a ravine toward a white waterfall flowing out from behind two cliffs. In the foreground, two tiny figures are on the edge of a cliff on the opposite side of the ravine, one figure looks out at the waterfall and the other climbs along the cliff. In the background the sky is streaked with red and jagged mountain tops are visible in the far distance.
Topic:
Landscape--Waterfall
Figure group--Male
Control number:
IAP 36121445
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_362620

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