Allegory of New Amsterdam or New York in America: Study for the Engraving "N: Amsterdam, ou N: Iork in Ameriq--:"
Brown and black ink and wash with red chalk, white lead pigment, black chalk, and tracing impressions from a stylus on ivory paper, inlaid into a larger sheet
Overall: 7 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. ( 18.4 x 23.8 cm )
mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Gift of Lucius Wilmerding
Inscribed at lower center outside image in brown ink: "N. AMSTERDAM ou N. IORK / in Ameriq—."
Ogden Goelet, New York; Lucius Wilmerding, New York, 1949
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 189-92
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