Oct 29, 2009 - Sale 2192

Sale 2192 - Lot 275

Price Realized: $ 4,800
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
WHITMAN, WALT. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "born May 31 / 1819," image of him in hat and seated by G.F.E. Pearsall. Signed in the image ("1819" written partly on photograph and partly on mount). Approximately 6x4 inches (image), approximately 7 1/2x4 1/2 inches overall; mounted to a larger sheet, minor smudging to initial "W" of signature; matted and framed. [Brooklyn, circa 1872]

Additional Details

This photograph appeared as a frontispiece to Whitman's book Two Rivulets.