This post is a work in progress. Many artists have found The High Bridge crossing the Harlem River in New York City as the subject for their canvasses.
Paintings will be added as they are found. Here is what we have found so far. You might also like to see the collection of photo images of the High Bridge that we have collected.
Gustave Wolff (1863-1935) American Impressionist painter. b. Berlin, Germany, 1866-1911 St. Louis Mo., New York City, 1912-?, d.
Hawthorne Fine Art Gallery
|High Bridge, New York|
|Washington Heights Bridge, New York|
|Ernest Lawson (1873-1939, American) High Bridge, Harlem River 1912|
Oil on Canvas 40in. x 50in.
San Antonio Museum of Art
|Preston Dickinson, Harlem River, 1922|
Preston Dickinson, High Bridge, 1926
|Preston Dickinson, Harlem River Bridge, 1922|
|Bernard J. Rosenmeyer, Poe Walking the High Bridge, 1930|
|Hayley Lever (1875-1958, American) High Bridge over the Harlem River 1913|
50in.x60in The Spanierman Gallery
|The high Bridge 1934|
|This looks like Currier & Ives. High Bridge is in the upper right corner|
|Florence Vincent Robinson (1874 - 1937), c. 1900|
|Preston Dickinson "The High Bridge" painted in the early 1920s|
|High Bridge, c. 1925, lithograph, Charles James Martin (1886-1955)|
|High Bridge, New York by Henry Ward Ranger|
(January 29, 1858 – November 7, 1916 ) American
|High Bridge, New York by Henry Ward Rangerc 1905, Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|"Nursemaids, High Bridge Park" - George Luks|
|Knitting for the Soldiers, High Bridge Park 1918, George Luks|
|TheColumbia College Regatta, Henley Four|
W. Pl. Snyder, Harper's Weekly June, 1878
Wood Engraving, Hand Colored
|Highbridge, NY, Ernest Roth, 1916, etching|
|View of Harlem River, 1969, August Mosca (b. 1909, Naples, Italy - d. 2002,New York,USA)|
|Bridges Over Harlem River, lithograph, Harper's Weekly, November 1882|
|High Bridge, Charles Mielatz, 1898, lithograph|
John William Hill, American, 1812-1879 High Bridge c. 1848
Watercolor over graphite on wove paper.
Property of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
|The Croton Aqueduct Harlem River Bridge, 1850 Illustrated London News|
|Harpers Weekly, 1867|
The Polo Grounds and The High Bridge by Joseph Pennell (1857-1926), published in1909.
Bookplate from The New New York by John Van Dyke, 5 1/2 x 8 inches
While this next item is not on canvas, it is still art. --literary art.
Edith Wharton, Custom of the Country, 1913. As reported in Architect's newsletter that there is a scene in this novel "where the wicked vixen Undine Spragg insists on speeding across the High Bridge in a “horseless carriage” before making her grand entrance at a party so as to rouge her cheeks with a cold snap of air whipping up from the Harlem River."
|Samuel Halpert (1884-1930), oil on canvass, c. 1920, Museum of the City of New York|
|Joseph Anthony Buzzelli (1907 - 1983)|
|EARL HORTER (1881-1940) HIGH BRIDGE, HARLEM RIVER, N.Y. etching|
pen and ink, c. 1935
|Helen E. Jacoby, "The High Bridge, N.Y.C. (Harlem River)," oil on canvas, signed lower left, 15 3/4" x 19 1/2"|
RICHARD HAYLEY LEVER 1876-1955 , C. 1913
RICHARD HAYLEY LEVER 1876-1955
Frederick Ballard Williams (1871-1956) C. 1909
PRESTON DICKINSON (1891-1930) C. 1915
|Jules Guevin, American (1885-1940) High Bridge, NY|
From The Century Illustrated Magazine 1902
|Vestie Davis. High Bridge Bronx. 1967. Oil on canvas|
|High Bridge, Harlem River, New York|
In Cities of the World: their origin, progress and present aspect, Edwin Hodder, Cassell & Company Ltd (pub.), 1882
|Frederick Childe Hassam|
Frederick Childe Hassam (Dorchester,Massachussetts 1859 – East Hampton, New York 1935) was a prolific American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. Hassam was one of the most influential American artists of the early 20th century. Paintings by Hassam hang in the White House, the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Historical Society, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Princeton University Art Museum and the National Gallery of Art. This particular painting was painted toward the end of his life after 1927.
Hal Robinson - Date unknown
Painting - oil on canvas
Height: 35.56 cm (14 in.), Width: 55.88 cm (22 in.)
There is a painting of High Bridge c. 1905 by Henry Ward Ranger .
Unfortunately the original is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the image is copyrighted. We can only link you to an image and history of the painting.
last revised 2/22/17