BIRCH, William (1755-1834). The City of New York in the Sate of New York North America.

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BIRCH, William (1755-1834).
Detail Watercolor View of New York City for the 1802 copperplate engraving entitled The City of New York in the Sate of New York North America.
Watercolor with pen and ink and graphite on paper.
Ca. 1801.
9 1/8" x 13 7/8" sheet, 18" x 22 1/2" framed.
The Original Watercolor for the First View of New York Made in America.
The Original Watercolor of New York by William Birch: The Model for his 1802 engraving.
Reference to engaving: Stokes, The Iconography of Manhattan Island (New York, 1967), Voly 1, Plate 77, pg. 468.
Nygren, Views and Visions: American Landscape before 1830. Exhibition Catalog (Corcoran Gallery of Art: Washington D.C., 1986), Pg. 116