James Salisbury Burt American, fl. 1830-1849
Viaduct on the Baltimore and Washington Railroad
Oil on panel
15 x 20 inches
Signed and dated on the rock, J. Burt 1832
A landscape painter, James Salisbury Burt was active in Boston, Massachusetts in the years 1830-1849. He worked closely with his friend and Tremont Street neighbor Samuel Lancaster Gerry. This painting, Viaduct on the Baltimore and Washington Railroad, is one of a series of paintings that Burt executed based on engravings by William Henry Bartlett. Burt exhibited his landscapes at the Boston Atheneum.
In 2010, View of Mount Taurus and Cold Spring from Fort Putnam another landscape based on a Bartlett print, sold at Christie’s in New York.
Item ID: WoA-AMP-OP 003