Lot 1179

The Great Fire of New York, December 16, 1835

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(American School, 19th century)

inscribed at lower edge "View of New York taken from Brooklyn on the Hudson (?) Fire...December..1835", unsigned, watercolor and pastel on paper, 19-3/4 x 29 in.; period carved gilt wood frame, 22-1/4 x 31-1/4 in.

Provenance: Private South Carolina Collection


laid on paper, some surface abrasions especially sky right side, water spots descending at left edge, smaller water spots at upper right, wear around edges; frame with abrasions and losses to surface commensurate with age

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Private South Carolina Collection