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"Amigo Protector" Off Montauk Point, Long Island, New York

Title:
"Amigo Protector" Off Montauk Point, Long Island, New York
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Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left between framing lines in brown ink: "amigo Protrector -- Long island Montauk-point. Last Land / 22 May"; at lower right between framing lines: "Liverpool. / 6 Juillet."
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Date: 
1814
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 8 in. ( 16.5 x 20.3 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 814
Description: 
Marine
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1953.263
Gallery Label: 
The Amigo Protector was a Portuguese vessel on which the de Neuvilles sailed from New York in May 1814 on their return journey to Europe. Montauk Point, at the eastern end of Long Island, was the last land seen on the American coast. The de Neuvilles disembarked at Liverpool, England, on July 8. Two days later they were in London and "a few days" later in Paris.
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Date Begin: 
1814
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group