Auction 130, Lot 826

"A. Lincoln Likeness from a recent Photograph from life",

Subject: Politics

Period: 1862 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
5.5 x 7.6 inches
14 x 19.3 cm

This striking portrait of Abraham Lincoln was engraved from a painting by Alonzo Chappel. The president is shown seated, holding a volume titled, The Constitution of the United States, stepping on a torn copy of the "Southern Confederacy... SECESSION," and gazing at a marble bust of Washington. Published by Johnson, Fry & Co., New York.

References:

Condition: A

Minor surface soil in margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/2/2009

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