Lot 202 of 627:
Wm Sharp engraving of Thomas Paine after George Romney  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$720
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Thomas Paine

Author:
Romney, George

Place:
London

Publisher:
W. Sharp

Date:
1793

Description:

Engraved portrait of Paine by William Sharp from the original painting by George Romney. 26.5x21.5 cm (10½x8½"), plus margins. Overall 29x22.5 cm (11½x9").

Rare engraved portrait of Thomas Paine by friends George Romney and William sharp, who remained loyal to Paine after his arrest in 1792 and subsequent flight to France.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Foxed, small strips of mounting tape close to engraving on top and sides; very good.


 
Item number:
281215
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