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How the Battle Was Won, 1862
Enoch Wood Perry

United States of America
Oil on canvas, Image H: 22.25 in, Image W: 30.25 in, Frame H: 27 in, Frame W: 35.25 in
Purchase 1961 Thomas L. Raymond Bequest Fund  61.25
On View
Primary Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum Catalogue
Inscriptions:
recto: center (on table) brown paint "E. W. Perry, Jr. 1862"; stretcher: u.l. graphite " "How THE BATTLE WAS WON" / A10212";

Labels/Stamps:
front of frame: l.c. panted wood label "[italics] How the Battle was Won, 1862 [end italics] / ENOCH WOOD PERRY JR / 1831-1915"; stretcher: u.l. stamp, black ink "A 15"; u.r stamp, black ink "PHOTO"; back of frame: u.l. typed gum label "Kennedy Gall. / Purchase off. / TR 145 / 6/27/61"

Exhibition History:
"Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and American Art of the Civil War Era", The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee (July 5 - October 4, 2009); Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York (October 26, 2009 - January 24, 2010).

"Twice as Natural: 19th Century American Genre Painting," Finch College Museum of Art, New York, New York (1973), cat. pub., p. 5, illus. 66.

Mayor's Office, Newark City Hall, Newark, New Jersey (June 1971).

Keywords: Genre, Man, Painting