Return of a Foraging Party to Philippi (West Virginia)

1861
Jasper Green (American, 1829–1910)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0951

Dimensions

Sheet: 21 x 29.7 cm (8 1/4 x 11 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.852

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Returning soldiers and dogs carrying and chasing squealing pigs. Large pillared house surrounded by pitched tents in background. See Harper’s Weekly, August 17, 1861, p. 518; text p. 519.

Inscription

Inscribed along left side: Return of a foraging Party to Philippi.; lower center: Sketched by Jasper Green; upper left in partially erased graphite: 1/2 page

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