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Object ID 1950.027.007
Object Name Painting
Title New Castle From the Waterfront
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of Mrs. Thomas G. Grier
Date 1896
Artist Robert Shaw
Made Robert Shaw
Description Framed watercolour of New Castle from the Waterfront (also known as New Castle from the River) by Robert Shaw (1859-1912). The painting depicts a view of New Castle from the Delaware River with the steeple of Immanuel Episcopal Church prominent on the sky line. The artist painted it in 1896 to depict the 1830s.
Dimensions H-26 L-38.125 D-0.875 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Provenance This watercolor is one of three done by Shaw - two others were painted for Henry C. Conrad & J. Cloud Elliott. Mrs. Thomas (Susan I.) Grier was the sister of Mrs. Oliver I. Kimball of Newton Center, MA, who commissioned Robert Shaw to paint several Delaware scenes in 1896. Mrs. Kimball was the daughter of George Theodore Clark and Harriet Sellers Alrichs. She claimed descent though both parents from Tymen Stidham and Jean Paul Jaquet, while on her mother's side she was descended from Peter Alrichs.
Subjects Paintings
Landscape paintings
People Shaw, Robert
Search Terms New Castle
Robert Shaw
Landscape Paintings
Nineteenth Century
Medium Watercolour