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John Paul Jones

  • ARTIST: Charles Willson Peale

  • MEDIUM: Stipple engraving,

    DATE: c. 1830.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 4 7/16 x 3 7/16" (11.2 x 8.7 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by J. B. Longacre. Facsimile signature below title. John Paul Jones (1747-1792) was an American naval officer, famous for his exploits in British waters during the American Revolution. As captain of the Bonhomme Richard, John Paul Jones fought an epic battle against Captain Pearson’s ship Serapis. It is during this battle that he uttered his famous words "I have not yet begun to fight." Capt. Pearson ultimately tore down his colors and surrendered.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.