Libby Prison, Richmond VA

1861–65
M. B. Leisser (American, 1814–1896)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0971

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.7 x 59.4 cm (15 1/4 x 23 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.806

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Prison with flag flying center and small building. Train on bridge in distance right. Boat and river left.

Inscription

LR in black chalk: M.B. Leisser

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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