Boat Yard on the East River

William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900

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c. 1870-1874

Oil on canvas

Overall: 12 1/4 × 10 1/4 in. (31.1 × 26 cm)

Frame: 17 × 15 in. (43.2 × 38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund

2022.6

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

On verso, by the artist, "On. The. East. River."

Publication History

Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall. William Louis Sonntag: Artist of the Ideal 1822-1900. Los Angeles: Goldfield Galleries, 1980, Catalogue No. 221, illus. page 91.

Provenance

Private collection; to Vose Galleries, Boston, inventory no. 21719, May 1965; Private collection, Dedham, Massachusetts, June 1965 until 2014; by descent to private collection, Lexington, MA, until 2021; to Vose Galleries, Boston, 2021, stock no. 37263; sold to Hood Museum of Art, February 2022

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