Cropsey House & Studio, 49 Washington Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY
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49 Washington Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS NY-6146
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-399).
Building/structure dates: 1835 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1893 subsequent work
Significance: This house was the last home and studio of Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900), a prominent Hudson River School painter and an architect. It contains many of his paintings, furnishings bought or designed by him, and additions and alterations of his design. The original board-and-batten Gothic cottage was built after 1835 by William Saunders who ran a wheelwright mill in the ravine. By tradition, bedroom (112) wing served as his office...
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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