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Bridge of Delight

Isabel Lydia Whitney

American Art

MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATES 1927-1928
DIMENSIONS 18 1/8 x 24 in. (46 x 61 cm) frame: 21 x 27 in. (53.3 x 68.6 cm)
SIGNATURE Signed lower right: "Isabel Whitney"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed side of bottom stretcher member, on wood: "Whitney 337 Fourth Ave" (legible upright with painting face-down)
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. James H. Hayes
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Brooklyn Heights circa 1927. Penny Bridge from Pierrepont Place. View down Columbia Heights. At right is house built by A.A. Low. Old Pierrepont house is next on the corner. Seth Low House at extreme right has been replaced by a modern apartment house. A playground was eventually built on the sight of the Penny Bridge. [comments from donor, 1954]
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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