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Finding the Body of Warren, June 17, 1775; verso: Revolutionary War Battle Scene

Object Number: 
1936.898
Medium: 
Graphite on buff paper; graphite and gray wash
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 9 1/8 in. ( 16.2 x 23.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower edge: "Finding the body of Warren June 18th 85[sic]" stamped: on back: "GIFT OF THE ESTATE OF / HARRY A. OGDEN, THROUGH / CHARLES M. MESSINGER, EXECUTOR / OCTOBER 20, 1936"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Finding the body of Warren June 18th 83 --."
Description: 
History
Gallery Label: 
The incident depicted in this drawing occurred after the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group