Size: 44" x 32" (blank border included) 3⅔ feet wide.
Media: Fine Art Canvas.
Splendid fine art giclée reproduction of the magnificent chromolithograph printed directly on the artist’s canvas of the exquisite and beautiful artwork created by Kurz and Allison.
Fine Art Giclée Reproduction.
Masterfully printed on Fine Art artist canvas, which has an acid-free archival-quality base with a neutral pH. Crafted using archival-quality inks.
Enhanced Coating Protection.
Our Canvas Prints are protected with a complimentary clear professional coating against UV light, incidental water contact and atmospheric contaminants. To allow for professional stretching and framing, a blank border of approximately 1½ to 2 inches surrounds the image.
Major General George B. McClellan (Union); General Robert E. Lee (Confederate).
Description of the Artwork/Battle.
Battle of Antietam is also known as Battle of Sharpsburg. On September 16, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan confronted Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia at Sharpsburg, Maryland. At dawn September 17, Hooker’s corps mounted a powerful assault on Lee’s left flank that began the single bloodiest day in American military history. In spite of crippling casualties, Lee continued to skirmish with McClellan throughout the 18th, while removing his wounded south of the river. McClellan did not renew the assaults. After dark, Lee ordered the battered Army of Northern Virginia to withdraw across the Potomac into the Shenandoah Valley. Result: Inconclusive (Union strategic victory).
Artist and/or Printmaker.
Founded in 1885, Kurz & Allison is well known for its production of commemorative prints of American historical scenes using the chromolithograph printing process. Drawn in a broad, graphic style that developed from Kurz’s background as a muralist, these prints have a striking appearance that makes them not only interesting historical images but also excellent decorative prints. The Kurz and Allison works of art are highly stylized with bright, dramatic colors.