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Battle Scene
  • Christian Adolf Schreyer
    1828–1899
    born: Frankfurt-am-Main, German Confederation (present-day Germany) ; died: Kronberg im Taunus, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Battle Scene, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • pencil, watercolor on paper
  • Object Height/Width: Sight 15.5 x 21.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: Sight 6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Hugo Emmerich
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0107
Description

The bottom third of the paper are practice sketches for the scene that is drawn in the top two-thirds of the paper. On the left side is a man on a horse. There are horses and figures laying on the ground. On the right side a woman is running away from the man on the horse. There are buildings and trees in the background.