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A Bit of War History: The Recruit, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Wood, Thomas Waterman 1823-1903  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 84.12b
Date:
1866
Notes:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975.
American Art Journal, V.7, No.2, 1975.
Spassky, Natalie, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume II: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1816 and 1845," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, pg. 197.
Pennington, Estill Curtis, "Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920," Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011, pg. 67.
Summary:
In this second of a series of three, an African-American male wearing his military uniform, his rifle over his shoulder, stands on guard at the provost marshal's office where he enlisted.
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36120691
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_42458