Lincoln Crushing the Dragon of Rebellion

1862
David Gilmour Blythe (American, 1815–1865)


Dimensions

45.72 x 55.88 cm (18 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

48.413

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower left, on palette: Blythe

Provenance

Before 1948, acquired from a collector or dealer in Pittsburgh by Harry Shaw Newman Gallery (The Old Print Shop), New York; 1948, sold by Harry Shaw Newman Gallery to Martha Codman Karolik (b. 1858 - d. 1948), Newport, R.I.; 1948, bequest of Martha Codman Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1948)

Credit Line

Bequest of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815-1865