Pickets firing near Fairfax

about 1861
Alfred Wordworth Thompson (American, 1840–1896)


Place Depicted: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1009

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 x 27.3 cm (9 3/8 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.882

Medium or Technique

Graphite with white watercolor on light green paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Repr.: wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly, Dec. 21, 1861. p. 804; text p. 807.

Inscription

Lower right in graphite pencil: -A T-; center: title and notes

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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