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Taking the Oath of Allegiance at Valley Forge, May 12, 1778, (painting)

Artist:
Cariss, H. T. b. 1850
Subject:
Washington, George
Wayne, Anthony
De Kalb, Johann
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron von
Hamilton, Alexander
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 386 (Sale info: $1000.00).
"containing portraits from well authenticated originals of General George Washington, General Anthony Wayne, General Baron de Kalb, General Baron de Steuben, General Lord Stirling, General A. St. Clair, Colonel Alexander Hamilton, Colonel T. Tilghman, Colonel J. Laurens." [P. 17.] "b. Philadelphia, 1850. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and first exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy. President of the Philadelphia Sketch Club. [P. 77; illustration depicts an interior scene of several generals pledging their alegiance before General Washington, while other military figures witness the event.]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Department of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. 1885. (Third Season.) including the Pictures in the American Art Association's Prize-Fund Exhibition, New York, 1885. John P. Morton and Company, Printers, Louisville, Kentucky.
Artist address: 1328 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Artist professional affiliation: Philadelphia Sketch Club.
Topic:
History--United States--Revolution
Ceremony--Military
Portrait male
Architecture interior--Military
Portrait group
Occupation--Military--General
Control number:
AECI 03870386
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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