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Item Details

Americana, Paintings & Marine Art

March 30, 2007 – March 31, 2007

Lot #512A
Temp #02444
DepartmentPrints
Sold For $450.00   (hammer price)
 $517.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated March 31, 2007

Description

FRAMED STEEL ENGRAVING 19th Century Portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. Signed in pencil lower right "Artist proof Wm. E. Marshall". Typewritten note on reverse states: "This artist's proof is from the collection of Mrs. Edwin S. Webster. It formerly hung over the fireplace in the library of the old Webster mansion opposite the Vendome Hotel on the corner of Dartmouth and Commonwealth. The portrait was made by Marshall from the last photograph taken of the President Lincoln three days before his death". 24" x 18" sight. Gilt walnut frame.

Condition

Stained mat and slight toning to print. Minor spotting at bottom.

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