Carousing Soldiers

1800–99
Comtes (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0928

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.8 x 22.6 cm (8 3/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.845

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink, brush and gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: soldiers eating sardines, drinking, and dancing. Verso: file of men marching toward camp.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen lower right margin of recto: Prvt. Comtes 5th Inft.
Verso, inscribed in graphite at right: Prct. of . Comp. 5th I....

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