Our Flag

 
Artist
Creation date
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
21-1/2 x 13-1/2 in. 26-1/2 x 19-5/8 in. (framed)
Credit line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene C. Pulliam
Accession number
71.206
Collection
Currently On View

Church painted panoramic vistas of scenes from New England to South America, but in this canvas he offers a symbolic image of America during the Civil War.

The 31-star flag of the Union flutters amidst the smoke of battle as a symbol of Church's belief in the eventual triumph of the Union.

Mr. Albert Ten Eyck Gardner New York, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hirschl and Adler
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