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American School, 19th Century Hotel de Comfort: Camp Near New Iberia 116th N.Y.V. 1863 W. La.

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1142
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Hotel de Comfort: Camp Near New Iberia 116th N.Y.V. 1863 W. La. Unsigned, the scene described in ink inscriptions l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper, depicting black and white Union soldiers of the 116th New York Volunteer Regiment Infantry Camp at New Iberia, Louisiana, stationed there from November 17, 1863, to January 8, 1864, 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (sight), in a molded mahogany frame with gilt liner. Condition: Laid down onto cardboard, toning, stains, minor foxing.
Estimate $600-800

The top of the cardboard mat is applied across the top of the paper.

Keywords

New Iberia, American School, Camp Near New Iberia, New York Volunteer Regiment Infantry Camp, Louisiana, Book collecting, Gouache, Watercolor painting

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