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West Point from Phillipstown
William James Bennett (USA, 1787 - 1844)

Oil on canvas, 18 1/2 x 22 3/4 inches; signed and titled by the artist at bottom of painting.

Bennett was known as an engrave and etcher but his paintings of the Hudson River are strong and precise. This particular picture was reproduced by Currier & Ives and copied many times. The iconic view of Wet Point, and the most famous. Exhibited in several venues over the last hundred years.