The Great Water Lily of America - William Sharp

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  • Date of Creation: 1854
  • Art Movement: Chromolithographs

The wonderfully lavish plates accompanying the slim volume are the work of the British-born printer William Sharp, who is credited with creating the very first chromolithograph on American soil — a portrait of Reverend F. W. P. Greenwood. These images produced for John Fisk Allen's book are, according to Christies, the "very first colour-printed lithographs produced in America".

About the Artist:

London painter William Sharp (1803 – 1875) is credited for the introduction of chromolithography to America in 1840.

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  • 35mm x 22mm stainless steel sheet with 14k gold/silver plated frame
The Great Water Lily of America - William Sharp
The Great Water Lily of America - William Sharp

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