Antique color engraving of Marie Antoinette, circa 1873. Inscription on the page reads as follow:
Marie Antoinette From an original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers. Entered according to an Act of Congress AD 1873 by Johnson, Wilson & Co. in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
Alonzo Chappel (1828–1887) was an American painter, best known for his portraits of figures of the American Revolution and other historical subjects. It comes nicely matted and framed, ready to display. In good used condition with toning, minor foxing, spotting and margin paper tears and losses concealed by mat as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 15 1/4" by 12"; Sheet: 10 3/4" by 8 3/16 approximately.