American oil on canvas caricature painting depicting a group of officers in late 19th century uniforms, some on horseback, conversing with one another in a courtyard setting, with a tree and a building with four Ionic columns in the background. Illegibly signed and dated "W__ er fec N.Y. Feb. 82" lower right. Housed in a carved gilt frame with off white linen rabbet edge. Sight – 16" H x 25 3/8" W. Framed – 22 3/4" H x 32" W. Late 19th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Craquelure, surface of canvas. Not examined outside of frame, painting appears to have been relined with minor inpainting to craquelure splits (see black light photo).
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