Edmund Darch Lewis-Philadelphia at Twilight

Philadelphia at Twilight ca.1890. Watercolor and gouache on heavy paper, signed lower right. Sight size 12 1/2 inches high X 23 3/8 wide. Now mounted in a custom made carved and gilded frame.

A view of Philadelphia's skyline across the Delaware River with a gaff-rigged sloop flying the American flag.

Edmund Darch Lewis (1835-1910)is well known as a marine watercolorist. He was born and worked in Philadelphia where his first show was at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He also exhibited at the National Academy of Design in New York and the Boston Athenaeum.