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REMINISCENCES OF A VERY OLD MAN

By: Sartain, John

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Boston, D. Appleton and Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42376

Condition: Very Good


xi, (iii), 298 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board, decorative stamping in black of an hourglass and a painter's palette. John Sartain (1808 – 1897) was an English-born American artist who pioneered mezzotint engraving in the United States. John Sartain was born in London, England. He learned line engraving, and produced several of the plates in William Young Ottley's Early Florentine School (1826). In 1828, he began to make mezzotints and studied painting under John Varley and Henry James Richter. In 1830, he emigrated to th... View more info

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HON. EDWARD EVERETT [Steel Engraving Portrait]

By: Sartain, John ; (engraver)

Price: $12.94

Publisher: The Eclectic Magazine for Foreign Literature, Science: 1859

Seller ID: 42064

Condition: Very Good-


From the June 1859 issue of The Eclectic Magazine; 1 pages; Steel engraved standing portrait of HON. EDWARD EVERETT Image measures 12cm X 19cm, plate measures 16cm X 25cm, foxing at margins. Engraved by John Sartain, Philadelphia. Edward Everett (1794 – 1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, diplomat, and orator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. He also taught at Harvard University and served as its president. View more info

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REV. JAMES W. ALEXANDER, D. D. [Steel Engraving Portrait]

By: Sartain, John ; (engraver)

Price: $12.94

Publisher: The Eclectic Magazine for Foreign Literature, Science: 1859

Seller ID: 42063

Condition: Very Good-


From the December 1859 issue of The Eclectic Magazine; 1 pages; Steel engraved portrait of REV. JAMES W. ALEXANDER, D. D. Image measures 12cm X 16cm, plate measures 16cm X 25cm, foxing at margins. Engraved by John Sartain from several photographs for the Eclectic Magazine. James Waddel Alexander (March 13, 1804 – July 31, 1859) was an American Presbyterian minister and theologian who followed in the footsteps of his father, Rev. Archibald Alexander. View more info

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RUFUS CHOATE [Steel Engraving Portrait]

By: Sartain, John ; (engraver) ; after Southworth & Hawes

Price: $19.94

Publisher: The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science: 1859

Seller ID: 42062

Condition: Very Good-


From the November 1859 issue of The Eclectic Magazine; 1 pages; Steel engraved portrait of RUFUS CHOATE with facsimile autograph at base. Image measures 12cm X 16cm, plate measures 16cm X 25cm Foxing at margins. Engraved by John Sartain, Philadelphia for the Eclectic Magazine. The attribution line below this image reads "ENGR. BY JOHN SARTAIN. Phila." Although several of Sartain's engraved portraits of emminent Americans for the 'Eclectic Magazine' mention photographic sources, this one does not. Nonetheless, it should, as Sartain's striking head-on image of Choate is clearly inspired... View more info

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NAPOLEON inducing POPE PIUS VII to Sign the Concordat [Steel Engraving]

By: Sartain, John ; [after the original by Sir D. Wilkie ]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature and Science: 1859

Seller ID: 42056

Condition: Very Good-


From the April 1859 issue of The Eclectic Magazine; 1 pages; Steel engraved standing portrait of NAPOLEON inducing POPE PIUS VII to Sign the Concordat. Image measures 12cm X 16.5cm, plate measures 16cm X 25cm. Foxing at margins. Engraved by John Sartain, after the original by Sir D. Wilkie for the Eclectic Magazine. The Concordat of 1801 was an agreement between Napoleon and Pope Pius VII, signed on 15 July 1801 in Paris.[1] It remained in effect until 1905. It sought national reconciliation between revolutionaries and Catholics and solidified the Roman Catholic Church as the majority churc... View more info

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NAPOLEON, III Emperor of the French [Steel Engraving]

By: Sartain, John; (engraver) ; after F. Winterhalter

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science: 1859

Seller ID: 42061

Condition: Very Good-


From the April 1859 issue of The Eclectic Magazine; 1 pages; Steel engraved standing portrait of NAPOLEON, III Emperor of the French Engraved by John Sartain, Philadelphia after F. Winterhalter for the Eclectic Magazine Image measures 12cm X 19cm, plate measures 16cm X 25cm. Napoleon III was the Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870 and, as Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, the President of France from 1848 to 1852. He was the only president of the French Second Republic and the founder of the Second French Empire. Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805 – 1873) was a German painter and lithograph... View more info