Lot 35: U. S. Grant

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:32:43


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Lot 35: Striking color 13.25 x 16.25 chromolithographic oval portrait of U. S. Grant, showing him in a distinguished head-and-shoulders pose, produced by E. C. Middleton of Cincinnati in 1864. Attractively framed to an overall size of 19 x 21.75. In fine condition, with trivial surface marks. The publisher used an innovative lithography process that used oil-based inks on paper backed by canvas to produce very high quality, vibrant images that resembled actual oil paintings. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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