Bridge of Delight
Isabel Lydia Whitney
Oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 24 in. (46 x 61 cm)
frame: 21 x 27 in. (53.3 x 68.6 cm)
Signed lower right: "Isabel Whitney"
Inscribed side of bottom stretcher member, on wood: "Whitney 337 Fourth Ave" (legible upright with painting face-down)
Gift of Mrs. James H. Hayes
Brooklyn Heights circa 1927. Penny Bridge from Pierrepont Place. View down Columbia Heights. At right is house built by A.A. Low. Old Pierrepont house is next on the corner. Seth Low House at extreme right has been replaced by a modern apartment house. A playground was eventually built on the sight of the Penny Bridge. [comments from donor, 1954]
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