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Schwerin, Arthur. Silhouette of Lincoln with Gettysburg Address in Calligraphy. Chicago, 1944. Scroll-painted silhouette on board, fine calligraphic copy of the Gettysburg address. Original frame, verso bearing an affixed presentation from the artist to the Chicago Real Estate Board. 21 x 15”. Frame unstable, soiling to edges not affecting main image area. Schwerin was praised by President Eisenhower for a copy he made of the president’s first inaugural address, and U.S. Treasury officials were quoted as calling Schwerin’s the work of “one of the finest hands in America.” (Chicago Garfieldian, Oct. 3, 1962)
Silhouette of Lincoln with Gettysburg Address in Calligraphy.
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $312.50
Estimate: $200 - $300
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
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