|Title||Robert E. Lee|
|Description||Oil on canvas portrait painting, unfinished, of a older male subject, shown in three-quarter pose, bust profile. The subject is wearing a Confederate uniform and is looking out directly at the viewer.|
|Material||paint (oil); textile (canvas); wood|
|Dimensions||H-26.5 W-20 inches|
|Made||Elizabeth Herselius Murray|
The portrait's subject is Gen. Robert E. Lee. Painted by Elizabeth Herselius Murray.
"An unmounted and unfinished portrait of Gen. R. E. Lee, done by Miss Herelius Murray, sister of the three Murray brothers of Company A, Maryland Regiment. When Captain William H. Murray was killed at Gettysburg, she went on and found his body and had it sent home. She stayed on and worked in the field hospital." (accession ledger)
Lee, Robert E.
Murray, Elizabeth Herelius