User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Out post of the Army of the Potomac: A scouting party on night reconnoiter

Start collecting

Inscription

Lower left in graphite pencil: Alfd. Thompson; center: title and notes

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1861

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1004

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 x 31.9 cm (9 3/8 x 12 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.875

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on gray paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings