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George Washington

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Original antique print
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'Giorgio Washington'' George Washington (1732 - 1799) was the first President of the United States (1789-1797), the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the Constitution, which replaced the Articles of Confederation and established the position of President. From 'Serie di Vite e Ritratti de Famosi Personaggi degli ultimi tempi' published in Milan 1815-1819. Accompanied by original text description in Italian. A couple of foxing spots outside the platemark. Very light off-setting.
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artist Giovanni Antonio Sasso (active 1809-1816) after Jean Bosio (1767-1832)
method Stipple engraving
date 1818
size 220mm by 155mm (platemark)
SKU PT8366