Friday, 8 January 2010

Alexander McGillivray by John Trumbull

An amazingly lifelike drawing that crosses the boundaries of time through its clarity and skill by American artist John Trumbull.
Wiki on the subject here.
English: Hopothle Mico, a member and a chief of the Creek nation who was most likely present at the signing of the Treaty of New York on August 7, 1790. Pencil. Inscribed on back: Hopothle (?) Mico or / the Talasee (?) King / N York July 1790.)

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