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Rosenthal Print of George Washington

May 25, 1897-Dated, "GEORGE WASHINGTON" Print by Rosenthal, After a Miniature by John Ramage, Printed by E. Opitz, Philadelphia, PA, Extremely Fine.

Uncolored 3" x 2" Die Proof on large sheet, 14" x 11". Oval portrait of Washington in uniform after a 1789 "miniature by Ramage, in the possession of Mrs. Moses S. Beach." Penciled notations: "R. Sc.," "No. 15," and "H 211." A list of 20 subscribers are printed on a tissue overlay in the lower right corner of the large sheet. Some black-inked fingerprints on left margin, not affecting image.



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Albert Rosenthal (1863-1939) American Artist, portrait painter, printmaker, writer, and collector; Philadelphia, Pa. Rosenthal was a student of his father, engraver Max Rosenthal, and later published a book about him. He is also known for his portraits of Supreme Court Justices, and his collection of American drawings, which he donated to the Free Library of Philadelphia in 1927. Albert Rosenthal was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 30 January 1863, the son of the etcher and lithographer Max Rosenthal (1833-1918). His artistic education under his father and at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts was followed some years later by further studies in Europe. In 1892 Rosenthal established a portrait studio in Philadelphia, where he continued to work for the rest of his active career.
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