Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 975
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--PRINTS.) Durand, Asher B.; after Trumbull. The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. Engraving, 23 1/2 x 33 inches; light toning, worn at edges with closed tears extending into caption area. [New York], 20 December 1820

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The first and most important engraving of Jonathan Trumbull's 1819 classic painting, depicting Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and the rest of their committee presenting John Hancock with their draft of the Declaration of Independence, as most of the other signers look on. Offered without the related index key. Snyder, Mirror of America 225; Stauffer 679.