Let Us Cease
Let Us Cease These Contests for Spoils
Thomas Nast (American (born in Germany), 1840–1902)
Karolik cat. no 598, fig. 127
Sheet: 68.7 x 48.4 cm (27 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.) (top rounded)
Medium or Technique
Pen and wash, india ink and chinese white on paper
Not On View
Amphitheatre. Elephant raising tiger in mid-air trampling on female figure holding the Constitution; enthroned dictator right with banner inscribed: To the victors belong the spoils.
LR in ink with brush: Th. Nast; on sep. card in same technique: title and / and strive to secure for our/ beloved country/ a substantial and lasting prosperity.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875