Lot 221: Exquisite artist's proof engraving of Alexander Hamilton produced by prominent artist Timothy Cole in 1922, 8.75 x 11, signed in the lower right in pencil, "Timothy Cole." Matted and framed in its original frame to an overall size of 14.5 x 17, retaining a label on the reverse from Arthur H. Harlow & Co., New York, identifying the piece: "Alexander Hamilton, Wood Engraving by Timothy Cole after the Painting by Trumbull, Signed Artist's Proof, Edition limited." Engraving in fine condition; mat and frame in very good condition, with dampstaining to mat and backing loose from frame. Cole was considered a pioneer craftsman of wood engraving and his work is held in many important collections, including the Art Institute in Chicago.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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