A Westchester Wood Scene, New York

A Westchester Wood Scene, New York
Title
A Westchester Wood Scene, New York
Date 
1881
Medium 
Black ink and wash and graphite on gray green paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 15 in. ( 27.3 x 38.1 cm )
Description 
Landscape
Credit Line 
Gift of Grace Miller Carlock, granddaughter of the artist
Object Number 
1950.383
Marks 
signature and date: lower right: "W. R. Miller 1881, N.Y." inscription: upper: "No [blank] 1000 Gems/(Miller-Corot)/"A Westchester Wood Scene"/Composed April 8th 1881/10 x 7 Pt. 14 x 10"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower right inside image in black ink: "W. R. Miller 1881. N.Y"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "No 1000 Gems. / (Miller-Coròt) / 'A Westchester Wood Scene.' / Composed April 8th 1881. / 10 x 7 Pt 14 x 10"; annotation inside image
Gallery Label 
Intended for the 1,000 Gems of American landscape. In his signature, Miller calls attention to his adherence to the artistic precepts of Jean Baptiste Camille Cort (1796-1875). See also Mill's similar signature on his sketch In the Woods, Weehawken, 1881, also in the Society's collection.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group