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The Harlem Boats
  • Jan Matulka
    born: Prague, Czechoslovakia ; died: Queens, New York, United States
  • The Harlem Boats, circa 1917
  • Where object was made: United States
  • soft ground etching
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 200 x 160 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 6 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 245 x 205 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 8 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Jan Matulka
  • Not on display
  • 2018.0002

Two boats, a large sail boat at center and a barge cropped at the foreground, docked in a harbor. Buildings and chimney pipes behind and to the right of the central boat. A hexagonal radio antennae to the right of the barge, at the lower-right quadrant of the print.