General Casimir Pulaski (1748-1779)

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Oil on canvas
Overall: 27 x 22 in. ( 68.6 x 55.9 cm )
signature and date: at left: "John Ward Dunsmore (1933) after Engraving / by Oleszcynski"
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Pulaski was a Polish nobleman who joined the American struggle for independence. This portrait in oil by Dunsmore, a painter a scenes from American history, was copied from an engraving by the Polish painter and patriot Anton Oleszcynski (1794-1879), which was used to illustrate an article by the elder Henry Cabot Lodge on "How the West Was Saved," appearing in "Scribner's Magazine," vol. 24, July 1898, p. 60ff.
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Gift of the Pulaski Military Club
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group