Portrait, William Henry Harrison, Showing Hard Cider Barrel, Plowing, Eagle

Portrait, William Henry Harrison, Showing Hard Cider Barrel, Plowing, Eagle

An encyclopedic iconography… folk art imagery speaking to William Henry Harrison… the future president behind a plow; barrel of HARD CIDER, at lower right is a squirrel, Harrison loved squirrel stew. Two full length portraits of Harrison, WHH was a fashion hipster [modern and retro style]. A pair of birds: Harrison had a pet McCaw, his home was named Grouseland, as a tribute to birds on his property. And of course, at upper right is a Great Seal, the national symbol of the United States. The work is mounted within a beautiful frame, turned, and split molding joined at corner blocks.

Item Date: Circa 1840

Estimated Year: 1840

Measurement: Frame: 14" x 11.75"; View: 11.25" x 9"

Material: Watercolor and pencil on paper, turned frame in red stain.

Item Condition: Bright color... creases; displays well

Price: $1,850

SKU 2222-32

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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