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Mixed media by Elihu Vedder: Vittoria (Victory), represented by Childs Gallery

Elihu Vedder

American, 1836-1923

Vittoria (Victory), 1898
Watercolor, pastel and gold on paper

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.