GARNERAY, Louis A. (1783-1847). Vue de New York. Prise de Weahawk. [A View of New-York, Taken from Veahawk.]

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GARNERAY, Louis A. (1783-1847).

Vue de New York. Prise de Weahawk. [A View of New-York, Taken from Veahawk.]

Aquatint engraving with original hand color by Sigismund Himely.  

Paris: Hocquart; and New York: Bailly, Ward and Co., c. 1840.

16” x 20” sheet, 28” x 32” framed.

View of Weahawk, now known as Weehawken. A commanding view of lower Manhattan, which served as the inspiration for the artist’s continued work on city views. In the foreground are picnickers in a sylvan setting, overlooking a ship filled harbor and busy port city.

Iconography III, plate 10, p. 614; Stokes & Haskell p. 78

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