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A. B. Durand sc American artist Asher Brown Durand born Bust Cabinet Album centre copyright line died Dist double line Elam Bliss Engraved by A. B. Engraved in stipple facing to left facing to right facsimile signature Full length Gall graved by A. B. Grolier Club Half length Henry Inman India as described India proof Inscription changed James John Durand John Trumbull left and bottom lines of verse Maverick Methodist clergyman Musidora Neagle nearly full face Original Painting Original Picture Oval Painted by Waldo Philada Philip Hone pinxt plate Port portrait Presbyterian clergyman President proof as described proof on India Published by Elam Rect right hand holding S. F. B. Morse scription seated single on top slightly to right surplice surrounded by double surrounded by line tion top and left top and right triple line U. S. Senator Unfinished trial proof Vignette H WILLIAM York Mirror
Page 79 - Erected to the memory of George Frederick Cooke, by Edmund Kean, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 1821. "Three kingdoms claim his birth, Both hemispheres pronounce his worth.
Page 6 - As an engraver Asher Brown Durand is facile princept among his countrymen and quite the peer of any of his European contemporaries But this is no insignificant position as long as we can point to Edwin, the American Bartolozzi in method, though vastly superior in manner, for I have yet to see anything by the Italian- Englishman equal to Edwin's best work after Stuart.
Page 97 - William Cullen Bryant wrote the prospectus and descriptive text. Only one number was issued. These plates were afterwards issued with the New York Mirror, being enclosed in ornamental borders and inscriptions changed from : Published by Elam Bliss, etc., to, Engraved for the New York Mirror.
Page 27 - Painted by T. Sully, Eng. by AB Durand from a copy by James Herring, / Stephen Decatur / facsimile signature / . . . . Copyright, . . . 1835 by fames Herring.
Page 73 - The / Poetical Works / of / Walter Scott, Esq. / Illustrated with Engravings /from the designs of / Richard Westall, Esq. RA/ . . . / (vignette) New York, / Published by James Eastburn &= Co.
Page 64 - Governor of the State of Connecticut. / From an original picture painted by Sully, in the possession of / William Grade, Esqr.
Page 3 - Durand is the only American engraver entitled to take his place and hold his rank with the famous ones mentioned.
Page 80 - Engraved for address before the American Academy of Fine Arts, by Robert Ray, New York, Nov. 17th, 1825.