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Two Portrait Prints of George Washington

Auction:
2468
Lot:
573
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Portrait Prints of George Washington, the first titled WASHINGTON. Scene- Dorchester Heights, March 17, 1776., from a copy by M.A. Swift taken from the original picture by Gilbert Stuart in Faneuil Hall, Boston, engraved by T. Kelly, published by the Franklin Print Company, 1836, (lower edge of image trimmed off and applied to backing paper, foxing, toning), sheet size 21 x 17, framed; the second titled GEORGE WASHINGTON, Efqr. GENERAL and COMMANDER in CHIEF of the CONTINENTAL ARMY in AMERICA.," "Done from an original Drawn from the Life by Alex'r Campbell of Williamsburg in Virginia. Published as the Act directs, 9 Sept'r 1775 by C. Shepherd"; (margins trimmed, corners spot-glued down onto cardboard, toning, lower image and margin tears), 13 7/8 x 9 3/4 in., framed.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

George Washington, Dorchester Heights, Swift, Franklin Print Company, Faneuil Hall, Gilbert Stuart, GENERAL and COMMANDER in CHIEF, CONTINENTAL ARMY, CONTINENTAL ARMY in AMERICA, Virginia, American architecture, Freedom Trail, Massachusetts, United States, Williamsburg, Virginia

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