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    George Washington: Signed Artist's Proof by William E. Marshall. 20" x 26" artist's Proof of George Washington by William E. Marshall who has signed in pencil at the lower right corner. Many regard this William E. Marshall engraving of George Washington to be one of the finest ever done of the Father of our Country. Marshall began his career in the mid-19th century in a watch-case factory, from there he began engraving portraits, and under the helpful hand of Cyrus Durand he took a job at the American Bank Note Company where he was a vignette engraver. Eventually he opened a studio in New York where he would produce his famous Abraham Lincoln image which is known to many as the portrait of Lincoln that was displayed in their school! This Washington portrait is in that same vein. The Library of Congress has the original print. In excellent condition.

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    September, 2021
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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