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, colored by hand on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 15 1/8 × 11 7/8 inches (38.4 × 30.2 cm) Sheet: 21 7/8 × 14 5/8 inches (55.6 × 37.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball

49.386

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

Stamp, in red, lower right corner: DIA

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

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, colored by hand on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball, 49.386.