An original 1864 ink artwork on paper on paper board by. Of the City of Alexandria VA Lodge of Sanitary Commission Lodge for Invalid Soldiers measuring approximately 9 x 12 1/2 inches as a complete piece made for Charles 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. 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 in Original Photographs Taken on the BATTLEFIELDS During the Civil War of the United States identified as CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, VA.
Lodge of Sanitary Commission, July, 1864, =S. A rare original artwork of a Civil War scene. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Other Civil War-Related Items".
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