Rosenthal, Max [1833-1939]. [Etched Portrait of Samuel F. Miller]. [N.p.: S.n., 1890]. Attractively glazed and matted 5" x 6-3/4" etching in attractive 9-1/2" x 11-1/2" wooden frame, small brass plaque to center of bottom. A few nicks to frame, otherwise fine. $300. * Miller [1816-1890], who also held a medical degree, was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1862 to 1890. The author of nearly twice the number of opinions as the rest of his fellow justices, he was probably the most dominant member of the court. Born in Poland and trained in Paris and Philadelphia, Rosenthal was a respected artist who specialized in portraits of notable individuals and historical figures.
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