Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 75

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(ALLEGORIES.) An Emblem of America / An Emblem of Europe / An Emblem of Asia / An Emblem of Africa. Set of 4 hand-colored mezzotints, each about 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches; America with conservation on top edge and area about an inch square just below hand, several short repaired closed tears; others not examined out of matching frames. London: P. Stampa, 21 April 1800

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A set of allegorical representations of the four major continents. The figure of America holds a flag and stands with an American Indian child in front of Niagara Falls, with her hand on a monument to George Washington. Danforth, Encountering the New World, figure 76.