DeWitt Clinton Boutelle (1820-1884, American), "New York Landscape with Waterfall," 1867, oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right, presented in a period gilt and gesso frame, H- 23 1/2 in., W.- 17 1/8 in.
Examined in frame without a blacklight. Crackular present throughout canvas. Paint bulging upper portion of sky. Flea-size area of paint loss along upper edge of frame. Approximate 1/2” x 1/2” surface of paint loss in waterfall (proper left). Minor surface scratches resulting in loss of paint along bottom edge. Would benefit from a cleaning. Condition consistent with age. A lovely example.
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