Uniforms of the American Revolution: Baron von Riedesel and Brunswick Staff Officers

Uniforms of the American Revolution: Baron von Riedesel and Brunswick Staff Officers
Title
Uniforms of the American Revolution: Baron von Riedesel and Brunswick Staff Officers
Date 
c. 1910
Medium 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on board
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 x 8 in. ( 27.9 x 20.3 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
Object Number 
1923.151
Marks 
signature: lower left: "Chas. M. Lefferts" inscriptions: on back: "Baron Friedrich Adolph von Riedesel / Commanding / Brunswickers in Canada / 1776 / Original sketch by Lefferts / German uniforms"
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower left in gray gouache over black crayon: "Chas. M. Lefferts"; verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Baron Friedrich Adolph von Riedesel / commanding / Brunswickers in Canada. / 1776"
Gallery Label 
This unpublished illustration shows Baron Friedrich Adolph von Riedesel, commander of Brunswick troops in Canada, with two Brunswick staff officers in 1776. He 1777 he served under Burgoyne in the British invasion of northern New York and was taken prisoner at Saratoga.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group