Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 91

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. ROSENTHAL, MAX. Abraham Lincoln--With Malice Toward None, With Charity for All. Large portrait etching, 20 x 28 inches, with a large portrait of Lincoln, surrounded by 36 small vignettes identifying the states of the Union; some slight discoloration to the bottom blank margin. A remarque of Lincoln's death mask in the margin, to the right is the artist's pencil signature. Philadelphia, 1908

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Max Rosenthal (1833-1918), born in Russian Poland, studied lithography in Paris at 13, and immigrated to Philadelphia in 1849 or 1850. Rosenthal worked with his brothers Louis, Morris and Simon, and also taught mezzotint engraving and oil painting in his later years.