Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the columns in the cloister of Basilica de S. Giovanni in Laterano. The sketch shows an unfinished drawing and next to it a finished sketch. Strickland gives a handwritten description of the columns.
The title pages of a series of sketches dealing with Andrew Jackson. Drawing is entitled "Following Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845," and shows the image of the famous equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson. The artist's name and date are also given.
Bistre wash and pencil on heavy paper, 17" x 24" image depicting 2nd day of action at Shiloh w/ Union troops counter-attacking past Shiloh chapel. The Prussian-born Lovie (b. 1829) was one of the outstanding artist-correspondents of the Civil War....