View of Boston (Prospect von Boston gegen der Bucht am Hafen; Vue de Boston vers le Cale du Port)

Franz Xaver Habermann, German, 1721 - 1796


not dated

Hand colored woodcut on laid paper

Sheet: 12 5/8 × 18 1/8 in. (32.1 × 46 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, upper center: VUE DE BOSTON (in reverse); upper leftf: Collection des Prospects.; lower right margin: Grave par Francois Xav. Habermann; lower left: Prospect von Boston gegen der Bucht / am Hafen.; lower right: Vue de Boston vers le Cale du Port.; inscribed, in black ink, lower left: Boston / e Nordamericka

Exhibition History

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.


Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1955.

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