Uniforms of the American Revolution: Hessian Grenadier, Erb Prinz Fusileer Regiment of Hesse-Cassel

Object Number: 
1923.153
Date: 
1912
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 25.1 x 18.4 cm ) mat: 9 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 23.2 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Chas. M. Lefferts/ 12"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown watercolor: "Chas. M. Lefferts / 12"; verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "grenadier of Hessian Regt. / 'Erb Prinz.' / 1776"
Description: 
Military
Gallery Label: 
This is an unpublished study of a Revolutionary War private soldier in regimental dress.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group