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J.L.G. Ferris Portfolio of American History Paintings

Analysis of A Proposed Plan for Promoting Circulation Based Upon Publication in Newspapers of the Liberty Group of Paintings of J.L.G. Ferris: Sunday Issues Oct. 11, 1931 to Feb. 21, 1932. No publication information.

Folio (400 x 309 mm). Typed text with portfolio of 20 photographic reproductions of paintings by J.L.G. Ferris of significant events in American history from his series Pageant of a Nation. (Some chipping to page edges.) Decorative embossed cloth folio with large vignette titled "Washington's Inauguration at Philadelphia March 4th 1793.

American painter Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930) is best remembered for shaping the public's conceptions of many founding events of the American nation. The series is the largest series of Amerian historical paintings by a single artist. 

Provenance:Marvin Lieber Collection of Early Photographica

Estimate: $50 - $100
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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