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"Albert Rosenthal" Signed GEORGE WASHINGTON Print

ALBERT ROSENTHAL (1863-1939). Portrait Painter, Etcher and Lithographer, Printmaker in Philadelphia, Pa., student of his father, engraver Max Rosenthal, known for his portraits of Supreme Court Justices, and his collection of American drawings.

c. 1897, GEORGE WASHINGTON Signed Print by Albert Rosenthal, (After a Miniature by Charles Willson Peale, Printed by E. Opitz, Philadelphia, PA), Choice Proof. This superb quality, uncolored, 7" x 4.75" Large Die Proof impression is on a large sheet measuring 14" x 11". George Washington in his general's military uniform, along with a small print of his coat of arms below. This Artist's Proof Print is neatly Signed, "Albert Rosenthal" in pencil below the oval bust of Washington, after a 1785 miniature painting by Peale and a pencil notation: "No. 12" indicating the state of this engraving or the subscriber number when it was produced.



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Rosenthal's research material on Early American Art consists of articles on artists, notes about portrait painters, typescript copies of letters of or about early American artists, among them Rembrandt Peale, G.P.A. Healy, and John Rampage, several original letters, including 5 from John Quincy Adams Ward to various people, and one from Ben Silliman to Asher B. Durand, and an engraved copy of a letter from Ben Franklin to Mr. Strahan, July 5, 1775.

Other material includes files on Rosenthal's portraits of French officers who served in the American Revolution; Gilbert Stuart's (George) Washington portraits, 1922-1923; the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia (includes correspondence with Jules Mastbaum, the founder of the museum, and others, 1925-1932); Jean Antoine Houdon's busts of Washington and Lafayette, 1925-1932; Harry T. Peters' book "America on Stone", 1931.
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