[N.p. May 24, 1854]. Watercolor, 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, on 15 x 11 1/2-inch paper. Bright and clean. Near fine. Item #WRCAM31272
An accomplished amateur watercolor by Robert Clinton Hill of North Carolina, done during his last year at the United States Military Academy. The scene shows a peaceful brook at the end of a path winding its way through a dense forest. Hill resigned his commission in the Union army to fight for North Carolina in the Confederate States Army, being promoted to captain in 1861. HEITMAN, p.530.