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"MOUNT PLEASANT 1786," The Name of the Beekman Mansion, Composed of Human Figures (Pierrots)

Object Number: 
1943.491
Date: 
1786
Medium: 
Graphite, red and black chalk, and reddish brown ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. ( 24.8 x 37.5 cm ) mat: 14 x 19 in. ( 35.6 x 48.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, lower right: J. Sterlitz/fecit.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "J. Sterlitz / fecit. --"
Description: 
The drawn inscription Mount Pleasant, 1786, is composed of human figures representing the various letters and figures for the name of the Beekman Mansion.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group