Scenes from the American Revolution: The Philadelphia City Troop with the British Flags; verso: Mounted Soldiers
Gouache, watercolor, black ink, and graphite on beige paper laid on board; graphite, gouache, and watercolor on board
Overall: 21 1/4 x 29 7/8 in. ( 54 x 75.9 cm ) mat: 30 x 40 in. ( 76.2 x 101.6 cm )
This is an unfinished study, of which a similar version was painted by Lefferts for Rodman Wanamaker. The captured British flagss from Yorktown are being brought into Philadelphia under escort of the famous Light Horse troop for presentation to the Continental Congress, November 3, 1781.
Gift of the Estate of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
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