(American, 1836 1904)

On the Delaware Opposite Philadelphia

Oil on canvas, 5 ¾ x 7 3/8 inches

Signed and dated at lower left: “Flaherty/1881.”

Inscribed on verso: “On the Delaware/Opposite/Phila”; “829”

About the Artist

(American, 1836 1904)

James Thorp Flaherty lived in Philadelphia and worked in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New England. He exhibited a number of paintings at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts between 1869 and 1885. In the 1870s he lived in Dublin for some years, traveling in Europe and painting English and French landscapes. Flaherty died in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1904.