Head of the River, Smithtown, L.I.

Edward Lange - Head of the River Smithtown LI 1875 - 00050033370_cropped.jpg
Edward Lange - Head of the River Smithtown LI 1875 - 00050033370.jpg

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Title

Head of the River, Smithtown, L.I.

Subject

Residence; Field; Outbuildings; LIRR; Farm; Homestead

Description

Watercolor, gouache, and India ink on paper showing a view of dwellings clustered in Smithtown. Center of foreground shows grouping of boulders next to a tree, tree stump, and bushes; empty cart to far right in front of small one-room building and two-horse carriage traveling towards the viewer on a dirt road to the far left; trees in a field beyond leading towards houses. Midground shows six houses and homesteads on the left side extending towards the background with various outbuildings; elevated trestle tracks running horizontally across the middle of the landscape, additional cluster of buildings right of center beyond train tracks, trains with three cars traveling from right to left. Background filled with wooded landscape, clear sky with blue tints above.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange (1846-1912), Head of the River, Smithtown, L.I., 1875, Watercolor, gouache, and India ink on paper, 24 x 31 in. (framed), Long Island Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Attmore Robinson Jr., 1957, 0005.003.3370

Date

1875

Format

24 x 31 in. (framed)

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "Edwrd Lange. 1875"

Medium

Watercolor, gouache, and India ink on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Smithtown; Smithtown

Rights Holder

Long Island Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Attmore Robinson Jr., 1957, 0005.003.3370

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Head of the River, Smithtown, L.I.,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed June 19, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/48.

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