Camp life with General Williams

1861
Attributed to Theodore Russell Davis (American, 1840–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0945

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.4 x 35.2 cm (10 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.847

Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and ink, gray and white washes on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Nine scenes. Reproduced in wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly, July 27, 1861, p. 474; “Sketched by the Artist of his staff”; text p. 471.

Inscription

Individual titles inscribed beneath all nine scenes, from top left to right: ESCAPE OF REBEL PICKET; COUNCIL of WAR; RANGERS FORDING; Gen. (something illegible) QUARTER'S at HOKE'S RUN; SKIRMISH At HOKE'S RUN; HEADQUARTERS of Gen. PATTERSON; CARING for the WOUNDED; FORDING; SECESSION CAMP

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