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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

American School, 19th Century
RECEPTION FOR LAFAYETTE AT PASSAIC HOTEL, PATERSON, NEW JERSEY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

American School, 19th Century
RECEPTION FOR LAFAYETTE AT PASSAIC HOTEL, PATERSON, NEW JERSEY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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American School, 19th Century
RECEPTION FOR LAFAYETTE AT PASSAIC HOTEL, PATERSON, NEW JERSEY
the banner above the bridge inscribed Welcome Lafayette / A Nation's Gratitude Awaits You. The reverse with paper backing inscribed The words on the arch over the bridge are - A Nation's Gratitude awaits you. The old Doremus homestead beyond the bridge which was across the Passaic River at Bank Street. Temple Street hill beyond The sign on the Hotel pole is inscribed with the words Passaic Hotel and Washington Tavern - (His Picture between) 1824 - Mar... Pash - Artist Owned by Sidney W. Probert.
Watercolor on buff paper
13 5/8 by 18 1/8 in.
Circa 1825
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Provenance

Sidney W. Probert (1865-1919), Paterson, New Jersey;
Leon F.S. Stark, Antiques, Inc., Philadelphia.

Exhibited

Lincroft, New Jersey, Monmouth Museum, Masterpieces of American Folk Art, September 26 - November 29, 1975.

Literature

Cipora O. Schwartz, An American Jewish Odyssey: American Religious Freedom and The Nathan Barnert Memorial Temple, (Newark, New Jersey: KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 2007), p. 9. 

Catalogue Note

When Lafayette visited Paterson in 1824, he was greeted with much fanfare and admiration.  He was welcomed to stay at the Passaic Hotel, which had played host to many other important men of the time, including George Washington.  The hotel likely opened around 1750.

Important Americana

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New York