Lot 29: Abraham Lincoln

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:32:42

Lot 29: Enormous engraving entitled "The First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the Cabinet," 36 x 25.5, produced in 1866 by Alexander Hay Ritchie based on Francis Bicknell Carpenter's famous painting of the same title. Framed in its original frame to an overall size of 43.5 x 33. In very good condition, with overall foxing and soiling, and a few bands of toning. Oversized. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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