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Old '76 and Young '48  1849

by Richard Caton Woodville

This intergenerational drama is set in a sumptuously furnished dining room. A young soldier, his injured left arm in a sling, his boots and trousers mud-spattered, and sword and gloves flung on the carpet, has just returned from service in the Mexican War. Gesturing expansively toward the Revolutionary portrait, he seeks approval from his older relative, who appears lost i...
H: 21 1/8 x W: 26 3/4 in. (53.6 x 68 cm)
oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum