Ex-Collection: Christian A. Zabriskie at Bardtown, New York along the Hudson River. Purchased from The Old Print Shop, New York. Painting exhibited at the National Academy of Design, New York, New York in 1867 (42 Annual Exhibition) as #409. Featured in A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln at the Chicago History Museum (1990-2002) and several more exhibitions.
Admiral David Dixon Porter, 1813-1891 is seated in the carriage with Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865. Crowd (black and white people) gathered around carriage: flag to far right; buildings and ruins of Richmond in background.
A heroic painting of Lincoln's visit to the fallen Confederate capitol on April 4, 1865 portrays the president as the Great Emancipator, surrounded by a joyful crowd of recently freed slaves and loyal Unionists.