Elihu Vedder
American, 1836-1923
Vittoria (Victory), 1898
Watercolor, pastel and gold on paper
18×12 IN.

This was produced as a design for a memorial for the Spanish American War. Inscribed in the work: "This is the place for an inscription such as Santiago di Cuba, Manilla, Porto Rico, etc. Rome July 4, 1898. Also here to show the effect a few names such as Sampson, Shafter, Dewey, Hobson, etc. etc." In fine condition.
Exhibited at the Nassau County Museum of Art, "The World of Theodore Roosevelt," November 17, 2002 - February 16, 2003. Exhibition label verso.

$ 15,000