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The Falls of Niagara

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A Distant View of the Falls of Niagara including both Branches with the Island, and Adjacent Shores, taken from the Vicinity of the Indian Ladder, aquatint with engraving by Merigot, 1804 after John Vanderlyn, (1779-1852), artist and publisher.

John Vanderlyn “was the first professionally trained artist to visit the falls with the intention of depicting them in finished paintings”.

A few skillfully repaired tears at the margins; made up paper lower left corner of the title band.

Within a good early 19th century bird's eye maple veneered frame.

34.75 in x 25.5 in 

 

Item Code: 2775

£ 1950

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