Lot 5: Original painting of Thomas Jefferson by Lawrence Williams, oil on canvas, 15.5 x 19.5, showing the president in a stately bust-length pose, signed in the lower right in red paint by Williams. Cloth-matted to an overall size of 19 x 23, with a name plaque affixed below the painting. In fine condition. Williams was famous for his paintings of prominent figures, especially presidents and first ladies; a collection of thirty-eight presidential portraits he accomplished in honor of the American Bicentennial is now on display in the 'Gallery of Presidents' inside the Colorado State Capitol building.
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Friday, 23rd October 2015
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