American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Jasper Francis Cropsey, American, 1823–1900

The Watermill

1849

Oil on canvas

33 1/2 × 50 in. (85.09 × 127 cm)
Gift of Susan and Fredric Finkelstein, B.A. 1963
2015.93.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Western Art Union, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1850; J. D. Kinkead, Cincinnati, 1850, as Evening; C. Kinkaid, by 1872, as The Ruined Mill; Margaret Weichold, Cincinnati, Ohio, by 1971, as Landscape with Waterwheel; David David, Inc., Philadelphia, c.1984-c.1989 as The Watermill; Lisa Purdy Gallery, Newtown, Connecticut, c. 1989 until at least 1995 as The Watermill; New York Art Market, by 2001; Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc, New York, 2001 (on consignment, returned to owner)

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.