The Dead Soldier

The Dead Soldier
The Dead Soldier
Date:
1789
Location:
Legion of Honor
Gallery 13
Century:
Media:
Oil On Canvas
Dimensions:
40 x 50 (101.6 x 127 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

unknown until acquired by James H. Ricau, Piermont, New York by 1960

Accession Number:
1998.29
Acquisition Date:
1998-06-11
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Income Fund, Estate of Don G. Speakman, Grover Magnin Endowment Fund, Bequest Funds of Henry S. Williams in memory of H. K.S. Williams, and the European Art Trust Fund

a young widow grieves over the body of her dead husband, while the battle rages on in the background.

inscription: J.W.P./1789

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