January Morn, Lafayette Square

Depicted is a monument to Western New York soldiers who fought in the Civil War and the Buffalo Public Library as it appeared in 1887. The monument is still standing today.

Image: 
January Morn, Lafayette Square
Credits: 
John C. Rother
Artist Info: 

John C. Rother (1845–1899) was a Buffalo native and artist. One of his most famous paintings was a portrait of future President Grover Cleveland while he served as Mayor of Buffalo.

Medium: 
Oil on Canvas, 1895
Ownership: 
On loan from the Buffalo History Museum