Uniforms of the American Revolution: Captain DeLancey; verso: Study of a Hand
Gouache, graphite, watercolor, and black ink on beige paper; graphite
Overall: 8 1/4 x 6 in. ( 21 x 15.2 cm )
signature: lower left: "C.M. Lefferts"
Signed at lower left in graphite: "CM Lefferts"; inscribed at lower right: "Capt. De Lancey...[cut]; with extensive color and style annotations and 2 detail drawings
This is one of the original studies by Lefferts for his landmark Uniforms of the American, British, French, and German Armies in the War of the American Revolution, 1775-1783, published by the Society in 1926. The result of a lifetime of research by the artist and author, this volume was the first major published treatise on regimental uniforms of the Revolutionary war.
Gift of the Estate of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
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