General Asboth and Staff on Horseback

Title

General Asboth and Staff on Horseback

Abstract

Very fine equestrian portrait in unusual medium; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 4/5/62, on the front page, identified as Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, March 5 & 6.

Artist

Date

December 10, 1861

Transcription

Recto: "[signed] Henri Lovie Del. Rolla, Mo. Dec. 10, 1861."
Verso: "Gillen. // Kroll. // Brig. Quartermaster Capt. McKay. // Act. Brig. Albert. // Maj. Waving. Comm. Fremont Hussars. // Act. Maj. Gen. Asboth. // York."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; ripping along bottom margin; dog ears on all corners; peeling paper on upper right; water stain upper left; stain on lower margin.

Place

Medium

brown chalk on wove paper

Dimensions

11.25 x 7.75 in.

Genre

Chalk drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.9642529, -91.8318334

Source

Original drawing location: CW-HL-MO-12/10/61a (Box 5.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4497

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-HL-MO-12/10/61a

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “General Asboth and Staff on Horseback,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2887.