William T. Trego: Catalogue Raisonne

Soldier Adjusting his Footwear, 1883

Courtesy of Walter O'Connor

Vital Statistics

Oil on canvas, mounted on board, 16 x 10 inches at top, 16 x 10 inches at bottom
Unsigned
Walter O'Connor

Commentary

This study is one of four surviving sketches done in preparation for The March to Valley Forge. In the final work, the figure is mostly hidden behind the mounted figure of General Washington, and he no longer has his gun.

Provenance

The sketch was obtained from the estate of the artist by his pupil and protégé, Walter E. Baum. It was inherited by Baum’s son, Robert “Bert” Baum. The current owner purchased the work from Bert 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 painting was removed from its stretchers and mounted on artists board by Bert Baum, It is in good condition, but in need of cleaning.



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