Lincoln writing the Emancipation Proclamation

1861–63
Adalbert John ("V. Blada") Volck (American, 1828–1912)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1025

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.4 x 19.7 cm (6 1/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1747

Medium or Technique

Pen over graphite on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Lincoln at table in center.

Inscription

LR in pen and ink:AV
Seperate sheet in pen and ink: title

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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