Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 185

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Portrait of an unidentified 7th New York Militia sergeant. Oil painting, 18 x 14 inches, on heavy artist's board, trimmed to oval; minor wear at edges. Np, circa 1860-65

Additional Details

A portrait of a sergeant in the 7th New York Militia Regiment, often known as the Silk Stocking Regiment because of the lofty social station of many of its members. His hat with the 7th Regiment badge sits on the table by his hand.

Provenance: Estate of Michael J. McAfee.