Marmion and DeWilton

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1880

GUSN

GUSN-25858

Description

Based on Sir Walter Scott's novel, the two knights on horseback prepare to charge each other with lances on a moonlit night. Colors are muted, predominantly ochre and blue. Signed and dated. Reverse of stretcher bears the Metropolitan Museum of Art's label, listing title and provenance as Robert Weir (father of Emma Weir Casey, who married General Thomas Lincoln Casey, Sr., 1831-1896). Weir was an instructor at the U.S. Military Academy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
Picture
Picture, Genre
Picture, Genre

Associated Person

Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1831

Additional Identification Number

1973.34

Maker

Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889 (Maker)

Dimensions

39 1/4 x 46 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1973.31

Places

New York state (United States)