Extraordinary Sale of Confiscated Blood Horses at New Orleans, March 3rd, 1863

March 3, 1863
John R. Hamilton (American, active in 1863–1867)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 955

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.3 x 38.9 cm (10 3/8 x 15 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2783

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: Horses paraded for sale with many spectators. Buildings in background. Wood engraving reproduction in Harper’s Weekly, April 4, 1863, p. 221; text p. 222. Verso: sketch of a horse’s leg. Framed in graphite.

Inscription

Inscribed below: Extraordinary Sale of Confiscated Blood Horses at New Orleans - March 3rd 1863 -

Markings

Annotated on verso in graphite: J. R. Hamilton / Harper's Weekly / April 4, 1863, p. 221

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 13, 1951

Credit Line

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