Entrance of the Fifty-Fifth Massachusetts Regiment (Colored) into Charleston, South Carolina, Feb. 21, 1865

1865
Thomas Nast (American (born in Germany), 1840–1902)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0984

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.2 x 54.0 cm (14 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.940

Medium or Technique

Oil over brush and brown wash, with graphite underdrawing, on heavy wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Col. Bennett reining in his horse center. Exultant Negro waving his hat, and numerous bystanders. Ruined buildings behind.

Inscription

LR scratched: Th. Nast

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959

Credit Line

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