Auction 145, Lot 798

"[Lot of 4] Grant in the Wilderness [and] Sherman at Atlanta [and] Rosecrans at Stone River [and] Buell at Pittsburg Landing", Forbes, Edwin

Subject: Military - Civil War

Period: 1890 (published)

Publication: Thirty Years After: An Artist's Story...

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.8 x 10 inches
19.8 x 25.4 cm

Nice early half-tone prints of these great Civil War generals. From 1862 to 1864, Forbes followed the Army of the Potomac as staff artist for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. This moving work characterizes his important drawings from the war in a series of fine etchings. Included in this lot are: Grant in the Wilderness, Sherman at Atlanta, Rosecrans at Stone River, and Buell at Pittsburg Landing.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/12/2013

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