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Combines the informal talents of calligraphy and impressive drawing skills. This unknown folk artist has in this circa 1799 George Washington, pictured the hopes and dreams that a young nation placed on its First President. Note the hobbyhorse solidity of the animal that bears the Father of our Country. It shows the strength and weakness of Washington and his government. The provenance of the pen and ink is immaculate. It is from one of the top historical dealers in the country. Dates from around the time of Washington’s death in 1799. Matting and frame are in professional harmony with its patriotic purpose.
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