Auction 104, Lot 648

"J.A. Garfield", Hollyer, Samuel

Subject: Politics

Period: 1882 (dated)


Color: Black & White

13.7 x 18.7 inches
34.8 x 47.5 cm

A fine stipple engraved portrait of the late President Garfield. Samuel Hollyer (1826-1919) engraved excellent portraits of most of the celebrities of his time, as well as landscapes, bookplates, and vignettes for book-illustration. His specialty was stipple engraving, of which this is a very fine example. Published by The Henry Bill Publishing Company, Norwich CT. Signed in pencil by the artist.


Condition: B

Blank margins torn and foxed. Plate with a couple of foxing spots and some general light surface soil.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 9/10/2003