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The Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776)

Artist:
Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)
Artist:
After John Trumbull (American, Lebanon, Connecticut 1756–1843 New York)
Date:
1823
Medium:
Engraving; sixth state of six
Dimensions:
image: 20 3/16 x 30 3/16 in. (51.3 x 76.7 cm) sheet: 23 7/8 x 32 in. (60.6 x 81.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.1514
Not on view
Young & Sons; Charles Allen Munn, purchased from the preceding 1905; Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Grolier 234 ii/vi; Stauffer 679
Charles Henry Hart Catalogue of the Engraved Work of Asher B. Durand. Exhibited at the Grolier Club, April MDCCCXCV. The Grolier Club, 1895, cat. no. 234 vi/vi, pp. 100-101.

David McNeeley Stauffer, Mantle Fielding, Thomas Hovey Gage American Engravers upon Copper and Steel. 1994, cat. no. 679.

Catherine Hoover Voorsanger, John K. Howat Art and the Empire City ex. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven, 2000, fig. no. 157, p. 200.



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