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Niagara Falls from the American Side

Isidore-Laurent Deroy after Jacques Gerard Milbert1827-1828

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Niagara Falls from the American Side
  • Creator: Isidore-Laurent Deroy after Jacques Gerard Milbert
  • Date Created: 1827-1828
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed on stone below image, lower left: “Lithographié par Deroy”; inscribed on stone, lower right: “Dessiné d’apres nature par J. Milbert”; inscribed on stone within oval device, lower center: “No. 36”; inscribed on stone above image, center: “AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE---ÉTAT DE NEW-YORK”; inscribed on stone, upper right: “PL 4”; inscribed on stone below image: title in French and Latin (left), English and German (right)
  • Set or Series Title: Itinéraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson et des Parties Latérales de l’Amérique du Nord
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (B.A. Wesleyan 1943), 1984
  • Materials & Techniques: Lithograph with hand coloring on wove paper mounted on wove paper
  • Keywords: American Studies, early lithography, landscapes (representations), lithography, water, waterfalls
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published by Gaugain et Cie, PAris, 1828-29.
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 196 mm x 290 mm (7.72 in. x 11.42 in.). Sheet dimensions: 263 mm x 316 mm (10.35 in. x 12.44 in.).
  • Bibliography: New York Historical Society Quarterly, July 1960, p. 280; Beraldi vol. 5, p. 186; Benezit vol. 3, p. 506
  • Associated People: Created by Isidore-Laurent Deroy (French, 1797-1886), After Jacques Gerard Milbert (French, 1766-1840)
  • Accession Number: 1984.29.87.3

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