ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ILLUSTRATION ART ALEXANDRIA VA 1864 INVALID SOLDIERS SCRIBNERS For Sale
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ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ILLUSTRATION ART ALEXANDRIA VA 1864 INVALID SOLDIERS SCRIBNERS: $5,500
An original 1864 ink artwork on paper on paper board byVictor Semon Perard (1870-1957), of the City of Alexandria VALodge of Sanitary Commission Lodge for Invalid Soldiersmeasuring approximately 9 x 12 1/2 inches as a complete piece made forCharles Scribner's Sons' Dictionary of American History after a photograph by By Mathew B. Brady or Alexander Gardner who operated under the Authority of the War Department and the Protection of the Secret Service. Victor Semon Perard was a painter, illustrator, etcher, and author. Born in Paris, France, he studied at the École des Beaux-Arts there under Gérôme. Three of Perard’s illustrations, also ink,paper and backing, and what appear to be the same size, of Civil War scenes for Scribner reside in the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art, Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Dept. records, 1839-1962. The New York Historical Society also curates five of his works, all New York City scenes. After immigrating to New York City, he studied at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League, and published illustrations in Harper’s and Scribner’s magazines. Later he was a member of the Society of Illustrators and an instructor at Cooper Union. He wrote and illustrated numerous instructional books on drawing, including the classic Anatomy and Drawing (1928).The photograph was featured inOriginal Photographs Taken on the BATTLEFIELDS During the Civil War of the United States identified asCITY OF ALEXANDRIA, VALodge of Sanitary Commission, July, 1864, =S.=1203. A rare original artwork of a Civil War scene. Thanks for looking.