Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    MARYES HEIGHTS - AN ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR GOUACHE. Robert Merrill is a well known American book illustrator, and his name appears as an 1865 Civil war enlistee. Regardless of his lack of colorful war career, he is arguably a fine artist. Merrill's images appear in Warren Lee Goss' Jack Alden published in 1890. He is also listed in the Dictionary of American Artists, Sculptors, and Engravers. This beautiful image in gouache image measures approximately 8.75" x 12.25" on card 13.25" x 18". In period pencil on card, "Jack Alden. P. 222 At Marye's Heights. 'Get down there, men! Lie down!'" Fantastic original art from this elusive artist.

    Condition: Fine, bottom right corner broken, and chips at bottom edge.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,130

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 35 days left to consign to the 2020 March 4 Rare Books Signature Auction Books Signature Auction - New York !

    Learn about consigning with us

    The pre and post sales experience was wonderful and flawless. Heritage has the best in-house operation I have ever seen and their people are not only professional but fun to work with, especially Steve C.

    As for Heritage's online system… Yes the interface is more complex than what we are used to with SAN but what is behind that interface is amazing for sellers and buyers alike. It is real time and for a real serious auction buyer there is nothing better in the auction industry, bar none.
    Ron Cipolla,
    AZ
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $917,493