"The Battle of Cardenas Cuba May 11th, 1898 "   Lot no. 2007

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By Henry Reuterdahl (1871-1925)

1989 (Estimated)
9.50" x 15.00"
Gouache on Paper
Signed

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The battle of Cardenas Cuba May 11th 1898 where the American torpedo boat Winslow attacked the Spanish ship Antonio Lopez.

Provenance:
Ft. Pitt museum curator's personal collection.



Original gouache signed “Reuterdahl ‘98”portraying the battle of Cardenas Cuba May 11th 
1898 where the American torpedo boat Winslow attacked the Spanish ship Antonio Lopez.  
The Winslow suffered 20 hits from ship and shore battery but bravely fought on and 
established torpedo boats as a force to be reckoned with within the U.S. Navy.  The 
painting measures 9-1/2” by 15” and is signed lower left.  Henry Reuterdahl was born in 
Sweden in 1871 and was a war correspondent during the Spanish American War and WW1 and 
was an official artist for the U.S. Navy.  He won a silver medal at the San Francisco 
exposition 1915 also the Beck Prize for water color.  Reuterdahl’s works hang in the 
U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and in the Navy Dept along with numerous other 
institutions.  

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