Study for Here Comes the Bride, 1759

Description (Brief)
The unsigned rough pencil sketch of a man in Scottish military dress probably corresponds to a soldier of the Forty-second Black Watch Regiment, who appears in the painting Here Comes the Bride, 1759. Ferris believed members of the regiment, which was stationed in the colonies in 1759, would have been present at Washington’s wedding.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
20th century
original artist
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
paper (sheet material)
graphite (image material)
sheet: 18.5 cm x 11.5 cm; 7 5/16 in x 4 1/2 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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