[SCOTT, WINFIELD]. CHAPIN, John Reuben. Genl. Scott at Contreras. [New York]: Vertue & Co, 1859. [lower left] Chapin [lower right] Smith [at bottom] Entered According to Act of Congress AD 1859 by Virtue & Co. in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York. Steel engraving: image area: 12.5 x 18.5 cm. Contemporary full hand-color. Matted in modern wood frame. Not examined outside of frame. Very fine.
A superb full-color view of Scott on his prancing charger, hat raised in celebration, among cheering troops, although some lie dead around him. A dynamic image from a painting by Alonso Chappel (1828-1887).