Rest Soldier Rest

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Object Name: 
Reverse painting
Rest Soldier Rest
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(Frame): 55.7 x 49.6 cm; (glass): 50.8 x 44.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Col. and Mrs. Edgar William Garbisch
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown glass, oil painting. Rectangle; large war monument in center with a plinth holding a soldier leaning on his rifle; above his head are two cherubs bringing wreaths; to left and right of the cherubs are crossed swords and a uniform cap and the initials "G.A.R." above a rifle. The title is at top on a banner. To the left and right of the monument are men and women in civilian dress above four sailors on the left and five soldiers on the right; across the bottom of the panel is a battle scene. Frame: gilt wood with corner mounts and carved decoration.
Garbisch, Bernice Chrysler (Mrs. Edgar William), Source
Garbisch, Edgar William, Source
Reverse Paintings on Glass: The Mildred Lee Ward Collection (1978) p. 114, #413; p. 42, illus; BIB# 29255