George Washington's Horse
American, ca. 1850-1875.
Signed (l.r.): John A. Gehr
Watercolor and ink on paper, in a period
mahogany veneer frame.
23 3/4" x 23 ½" framed
Condition: Subtle creases, minor toning and
foxing, some areas to the edges restored.
Calligraphic exercises were commonly taught
in schools during the mid-nineteenth century.
The subject matter and use of color make this
example rarer and more desirable among collectors.
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of
Mrs. Walter B. Ford III