Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889)

Object Number: 
1953.326
Date: 
ca. 1860-65
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on paper label: "R. W. Weir / West Point / N.Y. / with care"
Gallery Label: 
Robert W. Weir was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., and after three years of artistic study in Italy in the mid-1820s, established his studio in New York. In 1834 he went to the Military Academy at West Point, as instructor in drawing, and remained there for the next four decades.
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Creative: Tronvig Group