Antique1898 Framed 1st Recognition Of American Flag John Paul Jones USS Ranger
Offered is a wonderful 19th century and very rare Revolutionary War themed US Navy antique print by famed American maritime illustrator Edward Moran. It’s difficult to get a good picture without glare that shows the wonderful condition and detail of this work. This is a hand tinted. It retains it’s beautiful, original walnut hardwood frame. Research shows this print with hand painted artist details was done in very limited edition. First Recognition of the American Flag by a Foreign Government In the Harbor of Quiberon, France, February 13, 1778. Salute to the U. Image size 15 15/16 x 28 1/8 plus title and margins and frame. Published by Fishel, Adler & Schwartz, 313 Fifth Ave New York. Painted by Edward Moran. Blechinger & Leykauf, Vienna, Hel. Artist history: Edward Moran. (August 19, 1829 June 8, 1901) was an. He is arguably most famous for his series of 13 historical paintings of United States marine and naval history. Early life and education. Moran was born to Thomas and Mary Higson of Lancashire, England on August 19, 1829. Following in the footsteps of his father’s profession, he learned to operate a hand-loom at a young age, though he would often be found sketching with charcoal on the white fabric instead of plying the shuttle. His family first emigrated to Maryland. In 1844, and then to Philadelphia. Though Moran loved to regale others with a tale of walking alone from Baltimore. In order to find a better future for himself, his niece has declared that the entire family moved to the city together. It was in Philadelphia around 1845 that Edward apprenticed under James Hamilton. And landscape painter Paul Weber. Hamilton guided Moran specifically in the style of marine paintings. In the 1850s Moran began to make a name for himself in the Philadelphia artistic scene; working in the same studio as his younger brother, famous American painter. Edward received commissions and even completed some lithographic work. In 1862, he traveled to. And became a pupil in the. After moving back to Philadelphia, Moran married Annette Parmentier (his second wife), whom he also apprenticed as a landscape artist in her own right. He then established a studio in New York in 1872, and for some time after 1877 lived in Paris. One of his more well-known exhibits, titled Land and Sea, showed 75 of his landscape and marine paintings in March 1871; these paintings were later illustrated in a catalogue by the same name. In 1885, at the height of his career, Moran began on what would be considered his most important work – a series of 13 paintings representing the Marine History of the United States. He chose to have thirteen paintings in the series because of the significance of the number in American history 13 colonies, 13 stars and stripes on the original US flag, etc. The subjects include Leif Ericsson. Not long after their completion, the series was displayed at the 1893 World’s Fair. Later life and death. Moran lived in New York City until his death in 1901. Although he had given the series of thirteen paintings to his wife several years before, a legal battle ensued after his death over ownership of the paintings: the executor of Moran’s estate refused to hand them over, declaring that they were rightfully under his protection. The Supreme Court in New York City eventually judged in favor of Moran’s widow. At the time of his death, Moran was widely considered to be one of the most important 19th century marine painters. Today he is not as well-known, eclipsed by the work of his younger brother, Thomas Moran, whose career he helped launch. In addition, his sons Edward Percy Moran. (born 1862) and Leon Moran (born 1864), his other brother Peter Moran (born 1842), and his nephew Jean Leon Gerome Ferris. Also became prominent American artists. See pictures for details on condition. We bring to the market specially curated cowboy, Indian, and military items from the Old West and frontier sourced from estates, barns, garages, and anywhere that treasures hide. We do our best to describe and photograph all items, but we leave it to the experts (you) to decide what you like and what you don’t… You be the judge. The item “Antique1898 Framed 1st Recognition Of American Flag John Paul Jones USS Ranger” is in sale since Thursday, April 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Posters & Prints”. The seller is “texasaggiegirl00″ and is located in Loomis, California. This item can be shipped to United States.