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1903

  • Work on this object ended.

1948

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Study for Inspiration Point, Riverside Drive, New York City

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Arnold William Brunner and landscape architect: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr.. It is dated 1872–1903 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is graphite, pen and black ink, brush and yellow watercolor, white heightening on gray cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Arnold W. Brunner. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Arnold W. Brunner.

Its dimensions are

87.7 x 56.8 cm (34 1/2 x 22 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: ARNOLD .W. BRUNNER / ARCHITECT; FREDERICK-LAW-OLMSTED / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, upper image, lower right: -STUDY- / FOR / -INSPIRATION-POINT / RIVERSIDE N.Y.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Inspiration Point, Riverside Drive, New York City; Landscape Architect: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (American, 1870–1957); USA; graphite, pen and black ink, brush and yellow watercolor, white heightening on gray cardboard; 87.7 x 56.8 cm (34 1/2 x 22 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Arnold W. Brunner; 1948-47-354

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