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Soldier

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Carved full-length figure of a soldier, with musket in right hand, standing on a hummock; black mustache; mustard-yellow jacket, red collar, black trousers with red stripe; sabre at left side.

Provenance

Early history unknown; acquired by Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Water Colors and Drawings, 1800-1875; given in 1955.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

about 1860–90

Object Place

Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

55.801

Medium or Technique

Wood, coated with plaster and painted

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture