William T. Trego: Catalogue Raisonne

Colonial Officer on Horseback, 1883

Courtesy of J. Lawrence Grim

Vital Statistics

Oil on canvas, mounted on board, 15 x 12 inches
Signed lr: “Trego”
J. Lawrence Grim

Commentary

This study is one of three surviving sketches done in preparation for The March to Valley Forge. In the final work, the officer and his horse are mostly hidden behind the mounted figure of General Washington.

Provenance

The sketch was obtained from the artist or his estate by his pupil and protégé, Walter E. Baum. It has since been passed down in the family of Walter Baum. The current owner is a grandson of Walter Baum.

Exhibitions

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, James A. Michener Art Museum, June 3-Oct 2, 2011: "So Bravely and So Well: The Life and Art of William T. Trego."

Condition

The work appears to be in good condition



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