American, c. 1826.
Striking oil on canvas portrait of John McClellan (1805-54) as a West Point cadet upon his graduation in 1826; in upper left, military encampment with American flag.
McClellan served with distinction in the Mexican War, coming out a Lieutenant Colonel.
In period, but not original frame.
38 1/2" x 32 1/2"
Descended in family of sitter. Details of family history, and condition report available.