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Entrance to Harbor - Moonlight, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Kennedy, David Johnson ca. 1816-1898  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, graphite, pastel, and sgraffito on white wove paper coated with gray gouache
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 1968.41
Date:
1881
Notes:
Stebbins, American Master Drawings & Watercolors, History of Works on Paper from Colonial Times to Present,harper& Row, N.Y.,1976.
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. 213.
Summary:
An evening scene of the mood rising over the harbor, casting a beam of light across the water as sailing ships travel back and forth. In the foreground, a sailing ship travels along the coast as waves gently roll onto the beach. In the distance, the harbor lighthouse is visible among the rocky cliffs on the opposite shore.
Topic:
Waterscape--Time--Night  Search this
Waterscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Waterscape--Harbor  Search this
Waterscape--Coast  Search this
Waterscape--Boat  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Sailing Ship  Search this
Architecture exterior--Lighthouse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 85470026
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_228828