Abraham Lincoln


Alonzo Chappel.  “A. Lincoln.”  New York: Johnson, Wilson & Co., 1870.  7 1/2 x 5 1/2.  Very good condition.


Alonzo Chappel was one of the best historical artists working in the middle of the nineteenth century.  This posthumous portrait was based on a painting by Chappel and it shows Lincoln holding the Emancipation Proclamation.