Requires Photography

Sketch for "First Blow For Liberty" (Battle of Lexington)

1842–88
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 241

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.3 x 29.5 cm (9 3/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.96

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper, laid down

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Woman bending over prostrate youth. Study for figures in lower left of engraving by A.H. Ritchie.

Inscription

Inscribed at bottom: Battle of Lexington F.O.C. Darley
Annotated lower left: $10.00

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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