Battle Piece between the Spaniards and Saracens, (painting)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 304
From the Meade Gallery. By Cortese (called Il Borgognone). Born in 1621. Died at Rome in 1676. At the age of 15, he enlisted in the French army, and was present in many battles. After he left the army, he profited by the instructions of Guido and Albano. On viewing the "Battle of Constantine," a work of Giulio Romano, he devoted himself to painting battles. [P. 14; exhibited under note indicating that this work is among those "from the private collection of Lt. Col. J.D. Graham, U.S.A. The explanations and descriptions are printed as furnished by him."]
Chicago Exhibition of the Fine Arts. Catalogue of the First Exhibition of Statuary, Paintings, &c., opened May 9th, in Burch's Building, cor. Wabash Avenue and Lake St. 1859. Hours of exhibition: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., evening, 7:30 to 9:30. Admission, twenty-five cents. Season Tickets, fifty cents. Chicago: Press & Tribune Print, 51 Clark Street. 1859. Price of Catalogue, ten cents.