Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 1,690
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(AMERICAN INDIANS--PRINTS.) Hall, John, engraver; after Benjamin West. William Penn's Treaty with the Indians, when he Founded the Province of Pensylvania. Engraving, 22 x 27 inches; laid down on linen and matted, faint soiling in right margin; untrimmed. London: John Boydell, 1775

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"One of the best-known prints of a Philadelphia scene"--Snyder, City of Independence, page 252. Thomas Penn, son of William, commissioned the painting and engraving to help bolster his family's reputation.