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View from the Hill at Bordentown, New Jersey, 1818
Thomas Birch

Oil on canvas, Image W: 48.5 in, Image H: 37.5 in, Frame H: 45 in, Frame W: 56 in
Purchase 2004 Helen McMahon Brady Cutting Fund  2004.12
On View
Inscriptions:
Signed, dated and inscrived on reverse, now covered by relining: "T. Birch / 1818 / Philadelphia"

Labels/Stamps:
Labels on file: white gummed paper, black printed ink "RICHARD YORK GALLERY / 21 EAST 65TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10021 212-772-9155 FAX 288-0410 / 9252CY / THOMAS BIRCH (1779-1851) / View from the Hill at Bordentown, New Jersey, 1818 / Oil on canvas / 37 3/4 x 49 inches / Signed, dated and inscribed on reverse: T. Birch / [/ in text] / 1818 / [/ in text] Philadelphia"; white gummed paper, black printed ink with typewritten data, blue ink diagonal strike-through across label "HIRSCHL & ADLER 315 [number in graphite]/ Galleries, inc. / 21 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021 / ARTIST: THOMAS BIRCH / NUMBER: APG: 8377D / TITLE: VIEW FROM THE HILL AT/ BORDENTOWN, NEW JERSEY [all words in title underlined] / MEDIUM: / ooc / SIZE: 37-3/4 X 49 in. / DATE: 1818"; white gummed paper, black printed ink "Hirschl & Adler / Galleries, Inc. / 21 East 70th Street, New York, N.Y. 10021 / Phone (212) 535-8810 Fax (212) 772-7237 / www.HirschlAndAdler.Com / ARTIST: THOMAS BIRCH / 1779-1851 / NUMBER: APG 19140D.003 / TITLE: View fromt he Hill at Bordertown, New Jersey / MEDIUM: Oil on canvas / SIZE: 37 3/4" x 49" / DATE: 1818"

Provenance: [Daniel H. Farr & Co., Inc., New York]; to Harris and Elise Hammond, New York and Bordentown, New Jersey, by June 23, 1925; to sale 452, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, April 10, 1943, Collection of Harris and Elise Hammond, removed from their residence at Bonaparte Park, Bordentown, New Jersey, no. 372 ill.; to [Mr. Charles Sessler, Philadelphia]: to private collection, and by descent, until present; Richard York Gallery, New York, New York, purchased from Hirschl and Adler Gallery, New York, New York
Exhibition History:
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1980, "American Art form the Gallery's Collection"; Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1982, "American Art form the Colonial and Federal Periods"

Keywords: Landscape, Delaware River, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Joseph Bonaparte, Painting, House Portrait