Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 1,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(COLONIAL ERA.) John Hall, engraver; after West. William Penn's Treaty with the Indians, when he Founded the Province of Pensylvania. Hand-colored etching, 19 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches; light wear and conservation in margins, image area clean, laid down on modern stiff paper. London: John Boydell, 12 June 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. Fowble 130.