Lot 1: WILLIAM OVEREND GELLER, (BRITISH 19TH CENTURY), "FRANKLIN AT THE COURT OF FRANCE, 1778" AFTER THE PAINTING BY BARON JOLLY
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
WILLIAM OVEREND GELLER
(british 19th century)
"FRANKLIN AT THE COURT OF FRANCE, 1778"
after the painting by baron jolly
1853. Stamped ''PROOF'' in margin bottom left, hand colored engraving on wove paper laid down to another sheet of wove paper, presumably as issued
Image size: 27 5/8 x 39 5/8 in. (70.2 x 100.6cm)
William Jay, Charles Hardenberg and William H. Emerson, Philadelphia, publisher.
Not examined out of its frame.
Engraved by W. O. Geller. The title continues "Receiving the homage of his Genius and the recognition of his Country's advent among the Nations". The word 'Proof' visible bottom left in margin.
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