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'The Old Grapevine" Tavern, Sixth Avenue at 11th Street, New York City

Object Number: 
1945.593
Date: 
1911
Medium: 
Graphite and watercolor on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 14 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Lower right: Old Grapevine, bottom center: The Old Vineyard, cor. 9th st. and 6th Ave., N.Y., 1911
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed along lower border in graphite: "'The Old Grapevine' / windows on front too narrow / time 230 p.m. Jan 23 -- / The Old Vinyard / Cor 9th St and 6th Av. N.Y. 1911"; at upper right: "Tall house"
Description: 
Architecture: The building depicted stood at the southeast corner of Sixth Avenue and 11th Street. At the left a part of the second "Beth Haim" (House of Rest) Jewish cemetery is visible.
Gallery Label: 
Wallace's note errs in citing the location of this view at 9th Street.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group