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Lane probably traveled to New York City in the late 1840s, for by 1849 he had exhibited New York from Jersey City (location unknown) at the American Art-Union there, and then a second view, New York Harbor (location unknown) in 1850. The documented dimensions of the latter painting, 42 by 48...

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Lower right: Fitz H Lane./185[?]


Probably 1940s sold at unknown auction, Brooklyn to Harry Stone Gallery, New York. 1946, with Charles D. Childs, Boston; 1946, sold by Charles D. Childs to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1948, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1948)

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Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

about 1855


91.44 x 153.03 cm (36 x 60 1/4 in.)

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Oil on canvas