The Battle of San Jacinto

D.A. Woodward (McArdle's teacher) to McArdle, October 20, 1890

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Woodward to McArdle, 1890


the disposition of the figures

_____. As doubtless you have

been guided in the grouping

___ all the details collected by

yourself of this memorable en-

gagement. I must say

at the same time that I

believe you have so arranged

the grouping as to secure

all the elements of a grand

Picture. As [to] the distribution

of the masses of light and

shade will have so much

to do in establishing the

effect of the whole composition

and as this sketch is only an

outline of the figures employed

it is now impossible to

express my opinion in

this direction. In regard to

the introduction of the grass

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D.A. Woodward to McArdle, October 20, 1890, The Battle of San Jacinto Notebook, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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