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Framed Washington Mourning Engraving

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Washington Mourning Engraving, "T. Clark Sculpt. 1801 Boston," stipple engraving depicting the tomb of George Washington with weeping figures of a woman and a man, and Columbia with her arm upraised and an anchor beside her, above an inscription "Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious G. Washington/T. Clarke, Sculpt. 1801, Boston.," ht. 8 1/2, wd. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

T. Clark Sculpt, Communication design, Engraving, Etching, George Washington, Military personnel, Printmaking, Stipple engraving, Visual arts, Columbia

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