Artist Edwin Forbes, American, 1839-1895
  • On Picket at the River Bank (and) An Old Saw Mill (and) Waiting for Something
  • Life Studies of the Great Army (series title)
Date ca. 1876
Medium etching printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 11 × 16 inches (27.9 × 40.6 cm)
Sheet: 17 1/4 × 22 1/4 inches (43.8 × 56.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff
Accession Number F74.61.22
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right: E. Forbes
Signed, in pencil, lower left: Mrs Edwin Forbes
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left of upper left image: On picket.
Inscribed, lower right of upper right image: The Old Saw Mill.
Inscribed, lower left of lower image: Waiting for something to turn up
Inscribed, lower left: Copy-righted 1876, by E. Forbes.
Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff;
1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)