Handsome Portrait of Chief Justice Ellsworth Rosenthal, Max [1833-1939]. [Etched Portrait of Oliver Ellsworth]. [N.p.: S.n., 1888]. Attractively glazed and matted 5" x 6-3/4" print in attractive 9-1/2" x 11-1/2" wooden frame, small brass plaque to center of bottom. Some rubbing and a few nicks to frame, otherwise fine. $300. * Most famous for his work on the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, Ellsworth [1745-1807] was an important figure in Revolutionary and Federal periods, was the third chief justice of the U.S. Supreme 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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