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Study for "Departure of the Seventh Regiment for the War, April 19, 1861"

Object Number: 
1946.174
Date: 
c. 1865-69
Medium: 
Oil over graphite on brown paper, varnished, laid on heavy board, nailed and mounted on a wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/2 x 32 3/4 in. (57.2 x 83.2 cm) frame: 27 5/8 x 37 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 70.2 x 96.2 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Signed at lower left in black oil: "Th: Nast."
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in black oil: "Th: Nast."
Gallery Label: 
The Society's study is a preliminary rendition for the finished original.
Bibliography: 
Holzer, Harold, ed. "Lincoln and New York." New York: The New-York Historical Society and London: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd., 2009. Holzer, Harold and The New-York Historical Society. "The Civil War in 50 Objects." New York: Viking, 2013.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Provenance: 
Bennett Book Studios, New York City, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group