Washington Allston [graphic] / David Claypoole Johnston, 1843

Johnston, David Claypoole, b. 1799 d. 1865

Collection size: 2 prints : engraving ; 21.3 x 15 cm., on sheet 25.4 x 16 cm. or smaller.

Format: Engraved in lower center: "Drawn & engraved by D.C. Johnston for the New Mirror." One print is inscribed in pen: "The New Mirror. Oct. 14, 1843." Both engravings were printed from the same plate.

Collection Summary: Portrait of Washington Allston seated before an easel painting a picture.

Biographical/Historical Note: Engraver, lithographer, actor.

Provenance unknown.

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