The Dream

Title

The Dream

Subject

Detaille, Edouard, 1848-1912
France. Arme?e. Grande Arme?e
Soldiers
Black, John Charles, 1839-1915
Veterans
American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States. Congress
United States. District Attorney (Chicago)

Description

"The Dream," an oil painting by French artist Edouard Detaille, depicts sleeping French soldiers dreaming of the glory of France's Grand Army. This copy was brought to John Charles Black from Paris by his son in 1908. Black was a Union Army Lieutenant Colonel and Brevet-Brigadier General during the American Civil War, a U.S. Congressman, and a U.S. District Attorney at Chicago.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

en

Identifier

400344
Subject Vertical File Oversized

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

27 x 37 cm

Citation

“The Dream,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 20, 2018, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/15044.