Hudson River “Sandpaper” Painting with Steamboat
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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Pastel: Pre 1900: item # 1129781
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STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
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Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Hudson River School “Sandpaper” Painting with Steamboat
Charcoal on paper with applied marble dust, dated: “May 25, 1849” on the reverse.
Painting Size: 10.5” x 13”
Sometimes known as a Marble Dust Painting, this was a popular mid 19th century medium used by amateur painters, often young women, who were inspired by the well known Hudson River School Painters of the time. In very good unrestored condition. Framed in a period frame under old glass with archival spacers and backing.