View by Moonlight near Fayetteville, 1819

  • M. Carey and Son, American
  • John Hill, English, 1770-1850
  • Joshua Shaw, English, 1776-1860

Aquatint and etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 15 1/8 × 11 7/8 inches (38.4 × 30.2 cm) Sheet: 21 7/8 × 14 3/8 inches (55.6 × 36.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball

49.385

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Night
  • Aquatint
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Wagons
  • Figures (representations)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching
  • Philadelphia
  • Horses

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, lower left: Painted by J. Shaw Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by J. Hill Inscribed, across bottom: VIEW BY MOONLIGHT, NEAR FAYETTEVILLE | Published by M. Carey & Son Philadelphia

Provenance

The Rosenbach Company (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA). 1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

John Hill; after Joshua Shaw, View by Moonlight near Fayetteville, 1819, aquatint and etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball, 49.385.