Landscape of Niagara Falls Viewed from the American Side, 1842, by noted New York artist John P. Beaumont. Dramatic scene of the Falls after a rainstorm in a wilderness setting with mist, rainbow, and Indians. Oil on canvas, framed size 41” x 54”, signed JPB, New York, Sept. 1842. Labels on the verso from Hirsch & Adler, NY, and Harbor Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
John P. Beaumont was a noted New York artist who regularly exhibited at the National Academy of Art, the Apollo Association, and the Boston Athenaeum. See p. 39, New York Historical Society’s Dictionary of Artists in America 1564-1860.