Size: 40" x 30" (blank border included) — 3 ⅓ Feet Wide.
Media: Fine Art Canvas.
Excellent 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 Quincy Gillmore (Union); General P.G.T. Beauregard (Confederate).
Description of the Artwork/Battle.
After the July 11 assault on Fort Wagner failed, Gillmore reinforced his beachhead on Morris Island. At dusk July 18, Gillmore launched an attack spearheaded by the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, a black regiment. The unit’s colonel, Robert Gould Shaw, was killed. Members of the brigade scaled the parapet but after brutal hand-to-hand combat were driven out with heavy casualties. The Federals resorted to siege operations to reduce the fort. This was the fourth time in the war that black troops played a crucial combat role, proving to skeptics that they would fight bravely if only given the chance. Result: Confederate 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.