Powder Horn: Isaac Post (R-148), with Vignettes of a Portrait of General Anthony Wayne and a Scene of the Betrayal By Benedict Arnold
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 9/16 x 14 7/8 in. ( 29.4 x 37.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. Feb.1895.
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider. Canajoharie N.Y. Feb. 1895."; inscribed at lower right: "The ISAAC POST.", followed by a history of the horn; at upper center below vignette: "GIVING THE COUNTERSIGN, / at / STONY POINT."; at right of center below vignette: "Gen. ANTHONY WAYNE / who CAPTURED THE POINT."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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