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Niagara Falls -- Table Rock by Moonlight, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Svin'in, Pavel Petrovich  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and sgraffito on white wove paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 42.95.38
Date:
1811-ca. 1813
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. 349.
Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation List, Ontario, 1978.
"300 Years Since Father Hennepin: Niagara Falls in Art, 1678-1978," Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada: Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation, 1978.
Summary:
A moonlit landscape of Niagara Falls viewed from down along the shore looking up toward Table Rock, where a group of figures stand watching the falls. Two other figures stand down along the shore, and one figure stands on a rock to the left, silhouetted against the white foamy mist of the falls in the background.
Topic:
Landscape--Waterfall--Niagara Falls  Search this
Landscape--Time--Night  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Landscape--Canada  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36121514
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_362776