FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 1932 For Sale
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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 1932:
First and Foremost - this is not my specialty, should you have any questions and/or need additional pictures please let me know. I have not taken the picture out of the frame. Quick glance on shows lots being sold from $2400 to $4400+. Shipped as is unless asked noticed including a stain above head and lower center. Possible 9x13 square shaded area (previous framing?) in center of picture. Autograph section looks good to me. I would describe this item as average
Large ~14x~17 (cut down from original size?) print (frame is ~18x21) used for 32nd President Roosevelt’s official portrait for his 1932 presidential campaign. Drawn by Russian-American artist Jacob H. Perskie (1865-1941), FDR’s official portraitist during his 1932 presidential and inscribed by Roosevelt at bottom:
"to my friend Mrs. Etta C Boltwood from Franklin D Roosevelt"
Etta C Boltwood was daughter of Charles M Comstock (city of Comstock Park) *Picture of Etta is not included - used as reference
Charles was theMayor of Grand Rapidsin 1863 and 1864. He was theDemocraticcandidate forGovernor of Michiganin 1870, losing toRepublicanHenry P. Baldwin. He also ran unsuccessfully as a Democrat for a seat in theUnited States House of Representativesin a special election in 1873. He was also a candidate forCongresswith theGreenback Partyin 1878.