Surrender of the Blockhouse

Artist:Howard Chandler Christy
Medium:Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:Sight Size 50 1/4" x 40 1/8" Framed 52 3/4" x 42 5/8"
Original Use:Cover Art for Undetermined Publication
Price:S O L D
Above: Full view
Above: Detail
Above: The artist's signature lower left

A large scale impressive oil on stretched canvas by noted New York City illustrator Howard Chandler Christy titled "Surrender of the Blockhouse, Spanish-American War." A boldly rendered impressionist work that depicts one of the war's climactic battle scenes of 1898. Signed lower left and framed with a title plaque. Stretcher bar bears the notation "Oct. Cover." This is a defining example of the artist's historically impactful work that deftly shows Christy's expertise in making battle scenes come to life.

Above: Detail
Above: Verso view of untouched canvas and original stretchers
Above: Frame title plaque
Above: Framed view in simple wood frame


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