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Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956), "General John 'Black Jack' Pershing", 1918, etching, image: 17.75 x 11.75", frame: 22.75 x 16.5"

After studying at the Buffalo Art League, Bernhardt Wall began a career in lithography in 1889. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. He served in the Spanish American War in Cuba. About 1915, he decided to make etching his vocation. He then had studios in NYC, Houston (TX), Lime Rock (CT), and Sierra Madre (CA). He died in Sawtelle, CA on Feb. 9, 1956. As an historian, he specialized in famous people and historical events. He was the illustrator and author of Odyssey of the Etcher of Books, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson. Member: Sierra Madre Art Guild; Chicago Society.

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$150

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Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956), "General John Pershing",

Estimate $300 - $800
1d
4h
16m
53s
$1500 bids
Starting Price $150
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Katy Alexander
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