Knoxville (865) 558-3033 • Nashville (615) 812-6096 •

Case Auctions
Live Auction

Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 596

Henry Clay Steel Engraving Portrait after John Wood Dodge

Estimate: $300 - $350
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
A large steel engraved portrait of Kentucky politician Henry Clay seated outdoors near Ashland, his home in Lexington, visible in the distance to Clay's left and also depicted in the vignette in the lower margin. Clay sits beneath a tree and is accompanied by his dog. The print was first published in 1843 as Clay was preparing for his 1844 presidential campaign and is after a c.1840 painting by John Wood Dodge (Nashville/Chicago/New York, 1807-1893) now in the collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Engraved by H.S. Sadd and published by John Neale, 1843. Housed in a wooden frame with giltwood fillet. Plate: 19 1/2" H x 15" W. Sight: 24 3/8" H x 17 1/4" W. Frame: 29" H x 22"


Overall toning, some water damage lower left quadrant and creasing to middle left margin of print. Scrapes and gilt loss to frame.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

Payment must be received no later than five (5) days after the sale.

If paying with a credit card, a 3% credit card processing fee will be applied to the final sales price (i.e. hammer price + buyer's premium + applicable taxes). If you have a credit card on file with Case, any winning bids will be automatically charged (up to $3000) along with applicable fees 72 hours after you receive your invoice unless other arrangements have been made.

If paying with wire transfer, please use the following information:
Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone # (865) 766-3000
Swift Code: PNFPUS44
Routing, Transit, ABA: 064008637
Beneficiary: Case Antiques, Inc.
4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
Account #: NOT DISCLOSED (please refer to your invoice email for the Deposit Account Number or contact us )