1925 Print Drawing Portraits Grand Jury Court House Philadelphia Joseph XDA8

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This is an original 1925 halftone print of a page from Pennell's sketch book where he drew four people who were brought before the Grand Jury while he was serving in the Court House. This page survives, while the book it came from was destroyed in the war.

CONDITION

This 86+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No Creases. No Natural Defects. No Surface Rub. No Tears. No Water Damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 8 inches; 14 x 20 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)

This piece was illustrated by Pennell, Joseph. There is no visible artist signature.

Pennell, Joseph

Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 Ð April 23, 1926) Pennell was an American artist and author. He was born in Philadelphia where he studied until graduation and then went to Europe and made his home in London. He produced many books, but was well known for his etching and illustration talents. He taught at the Slade School of Art, but did work for America throughout his career; most notably a poster for the fourth Liberty Loans campaign where Lady Liberty and New York were in flames and under attack.

Keywords specific to this image: Criminal, Historic

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