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Genius of Victory Leading the Union Army
  • William Rimmer
    1816–1879
    born: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom ; died: South Milford, Massachusetts, United States
  • Genius of Victory Leading the Union Army, circa 1865
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on cardboard
  • Canvas/Support: 52.5 x 65.6 cm
    Canvas/Support: 20 5/8 x 25 13/16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0013
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Description
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Winged female figure carries a flag at center foreground, standing at the edge of a body of water. Celestial army hovers in the clouds in the middle ground on both sides.

Verso: Bust portrait, male (?), robe-like garment with cowel neck visible, but area around face and just below neck are very dark, with few details. Portait is vertically oriented.