Private collection, New York, New York, acquired from above
Note: With its rich auburn hues and reflective waters, Sources of the Delaware exemplifies Jervis McEntee’s interest in autumnal landscapes.
A well-known 19th-century American artist, Jervis McEntee was a prominent member of the Hudson River School recognized for his expressive autumnal landscapes.
By Chelsea DeLay
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Jervis McEntee was born in Rondout, New York on July 14, 1828. During the winter of 1850–51, the twenty-two-year-old McEntee studied under Frederic Edwin Church and the two maintained a life-long friendship. McEntee married Gertrude Sawyer in 1854 and three years later the couple