Colonial Officer on Horseback, 1883
Courtesy of J. Lawrence Grim
Oil on canvas, mounted on board, 15½ x 12 inches
Signed lr: “Trego”
J. Lawrence Grim
This study is one of three surviving sketches done in
preparation for The March to Valley Forge.
the final work, the officer and his horse are mostly hidden behind the mounted
figure of General Washington.
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.
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."
The work appears to be in good condition
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