Battery in action near Rosecran's Headquarters

about 1862
Attributed to Alexander Simplot (American, 1837–1914)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0994

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.6 x 27.15 cm (6 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.820

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Cannons of battery in foreground, prisoners’ quarters and teamsters left, town in distance.

Inscription

Lower right, graphite pencil: The Enemy near Rosecran's Headquarters. Lower left, graphite pencil: Prisoners' quarters. Lower center, graphite pencil: Teamsters and Stragglers Leaving the Town in a Panic. B't'rm Williams and Rolinell (?). On back, ink: Simplot from Corinth.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875