Washington Crossing the Delaware: American Revolutionary Soldier

  • Alex Katz, Washington Crossing the Delaware: American Revolutionary Soldier, 1961, oil on plywood, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Aaron Kozak, 1980.139.1

Execution Date
"I do not think that sets or costumes should decorate a play . . . Rather, they should interpret the spirit and present it as strongly as the play." Alex Katz, quoted in Sandler, "In the Art Galleries," New York Post, February 9, 1964

Title
Washington Crossing the Delaware: American Revolutionary Soldier
Artist
Date
1961
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
55 7/8 x 17 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. (142.0 x 44.4 x 16.2 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Aaron Kozak

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on plywood
Classifications
Keywords
  • Waterscape – river – Delaware River
  • History – United States – Revolution
  • Dress – uniform – military uniform
  • Occupation – military – soldier
  • Figure male
Object Number
1980.139.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
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