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John Paul Jones Commander of a Squadron - 13 Colonies United States...

1779

$4,250
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AMERICAN REVOLUTION - (Attributed to Richard Brookshaw) JOHN PAUL JONES Commander of a Squadron in the Service of THE THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, 1779 (Creswell LC132: Chaloner Smith, Page 1735, no 97) Mezzotint, plate 14 x 10”, sheet 18 x 13 1/8”. Wide margins in very good condition save for some scattered soiling. Important period portrait of John Paul Jones (1747-1792). Jones is a celebrated hero of the American Revolution and considered to be the father of the American Navy, His declaration “I have not yet begun to fight” is one of the most important quotes in American history. The battle and victory over Captain Pearson of the Serapis in background. Provenance: The Old Print Gallery, Washington DC: and the late William Burger, iconic California purveyor of Great History. $6,250 American Historical Print, Naval, Ships, Revolutionary War

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  • Creation Year
    1779
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
    1770-1779
  • Condition
    Wide margins in generally good condition light tone to untouched sheet. A nice example of this important Revolutionary War portrait.
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU41131479913

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