“DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE of the United States of America. July 4th, 1776” by Ralph Trembly
c. 1840, Historic Original Hand-Colored Lithograph titled, “The DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE of the United States of America. July 4th, 1776”, Drawn on Stone by Ralph Trembly, After the Painting by John Trumbull, Framed, Very Fine.
This important (between 1838 and 1844) Hand-Colored Lithograph measures about 28.5” x 21” (by sight), framed under Plexiglas to an overall size of 35.25” x 27.75”. The Engraved Print is fully titled: “DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE of the United States of America. July 4th, 1776”. This example shows John Trumbull’s famous painting of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence. John Hancock is shown seated in the foreground as John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin present him with the Declaration for his signature. The many delegates from the other states are seated or standing around the perimeter of the room in the background, their eyes evenly tinted with yellow. Text below image reads; “Painted by John Trumbull. Drawn on Stone by Ralph Trembly. Published at J. T. Bowen’s Lithographic Establishment 94 Walnut St. Philada.” Housed in an early heavy wooden gilt frame with typical wear. This current example commemorating one of the proudest moments in the history of these United States has a very pleasing appearance with good color and is excellent for display.