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[West Point] — Bennett, William James
WEST POINT, FROM ABOVE WASHINGTON VALLEY LOOKING DOWN THE RIVER. NEW YORK: PARKER & CLOVER, 1834 
Estimate
6,0008,000
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[West Point] — Bennett, William James
WEST POINT, FROM ABOVE WASHINGTON VALLEY LOOKING DOWN THE RIVER. NEW YORK: PARKER & CLOVER, 1834 
Estimate
6,0008,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York

[West Point] — Bennett, William James
WEST POINT, FROM ABOVE WASHINGTON VALLEY LOOKING DOWN THE RIVER. NEW YORK: PARKER & CLOVER, 1834 
Aquatint (20 1/8 x 27 1/16 in.; 511 x 687 mm), hand-colored, after George Cooke.

Minor spotting generally not affecting image.


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Literature

R.A. De Silva, William James Bennett Painter and Engraver pp.68-70; Deak, William James Bennett Master of the Aquatint View (1988), checklist number 22; Deak Picturing America 412; Stauffer 151

Catalogue Note

First state of this spectacular image of the Hudson and West Point, focusing “on the beauty of the Hudson River and the mountains that border it on either side ... a celebration of nature, highlighting the ever-changing drama staged by mountains, water, and sky” (Deak).

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York