DARLEY (Felix O C) [1822–1888]

Emancipation – Columbia and Freedom of Slaves, circa mid-1860s

Ink and gray wash drawing on paper

Measures 17 x 10 inches

Signed “F O C Darley” at lower left

$ 20,000.

Left panel depicts the conflict during the Civil War

The right image shows Columbia and an emancipated slave

Darley is considered amongst the Pioneers of American illustration