Lot 26: JAMES BARD (1815-1897) THE PADDLE STEAMBOAT CITY OF CATSKILL
American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
May 25, 1994
New York, NY, USA
Description: signed J. Bard and dated N.Y. 1880, l.r. watercolor, gouache, pencil and pen and ink on paper 25 7/8 by 51 in.65.7 by 129.5 cm. The City of Catskill, built in 1880 by Van Loan and Magee in Athens, New York, plied the Hudson River between New York and Catskill from 1882-1883, before she burned at dock in Rondout, New York. Provenance: The Old Print Shop, New York The Shelburne Museum, Vermont Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York Literature: N. C. Muller, Paintings and Drawings at the Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, 1975, p. 27 A. J. Peluso, Jr., J. & J. Bard: Picture Painters, New York, 1977, p. 65, illustrated.