Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on paper laid on board, unsigned, inscribed on the verso, presented in an attractive period gilt frame with painted Eastlake style decoration to corners.
SS 7.75 x 11.25 in.; DOA 11.75 x 15.25 in.From the Collection of Colonel and Mrs. Gordon Roberts, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Inscribed to the verso as follows:
"Sketch from nature by John Neagle Sept. 12th 1838 / view at midday looking from Osborne's Hill over / the Brandywine with Birmingham Battleground / on the left and near the spot where Genr. Lafayette / was wounded in the foot during the Revolutionary / War. The scene lies near West Chester in Chester county / Presented by the artist to his affectionate and / talented pupil Esther Strode of Strodesville, Penn."
Several old creases to sheet; minor rubbing and chipping to frame.