Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 53

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(WASHINGTON.) Virtue Weeping over the Tomb of George Washington. Mezzotint, 14 x 9 3/4 inches; trimmed within plate mark, worn, lacking bottom corners with slight loss to caption, laid down and stabilized on later paper. London: Francis Anone, 20 June 1800

Additional Details

A British tribute to the late president, with an allegorical figure of Virtue standing over a monument bearing Washington's likeness. Not in Hart or OCLC, though Mount Vernon holds an example; none traced at auction since the 1910 Holden sale.