Portrait of Brevet Brigadier General James A. Ekin

Oil on canvas, approx. 24 x 29 in. (sight), housed in decorative gilt frame, 34 x 41 in. Bust-length oval portrait of Brigadier General James A. Ekin (1819-1891) in a dark suit. Serving with distinction as the Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac as well as participating in the military tribunal that condemned the Lincoln assassination conspirators, General Ekin remained in the regular army and continued to serve in the Quartermaster department. After his service in Washington, DC, Ekin was transferred to the Department of Texas to serve as the Chief Quartermaster of the 5th District. 


Painting in very good condition. Frame has small chip at center edge closest to canvas.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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