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1878 Photogravure Washington Allston Self Portrait Romantic Art Painter XAKA9

1878 Photogravure Washington Allston Self Portrait Romantic Art Painter XAKA9

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This is an original 1878 black and white photogravure of a Romantic self-portrait of American painter and poet, Washington Allston.


This 134+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - bottom right corner. Light surface rub - top left corner.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.75 x 4.5 inches; 10 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Samuel Butler once said that "the history of art is the history of revivals". The veracity of this statement couldn't be more true than in this evocative collection of images from some of the best Baroque, Renaissance, and Romantic style artists that Period Paper is proud to present! Rediscover a lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci entitled, "The Battle of Anghiari", and witness works by other Italian Renaissance legends such as Raphael's "The Ecstasy of Saint Cecilia", Michelangelo's "The Three Fates", and Titian's "The Tribute Money". Savor the picturesque grandeur of a Baroque landscape by Claude Lorrain, or the Grand Style portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Admire the romanticism present in Joseph Mallord William Turner's Nordham Castle on the Tweed" or Washington Allston's "Saul and the Witch of Endor". And don't forget to leave time to appreciate the Dutch Golden Age with several of Rembrandt's classic works, including "The Night Watch" and "Saint Jerome in His Study". To continue taking in the aesthetics, simply click on the link provided below the condition paragraph to view even more pieces by Albrecht Durer, Bartolome Esteban Murillo, and Anthony van Dyck. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Allston, Washington. There is no visible artist signature.

Reproductive art by J. Worr.

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