Distinguished 2.25 x 3.5 carte-de-visite portrait of Lee in a near profile pose, crisply signed at the bottom of the image in black ink, “R. E. Lee.” Published by M. B. Brady & Co. Handsomely matted and framed to an overall size of 11 x 13, with a window on the reverse for viewing Brady’s backstamp. In fine condition, with light soiling and a slightly trimmed bottom edge. This portrait was captured by Brady in May 1869 when Lee visited President Grant at the White House, the last time they would meet. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA.
Robert E. Lee signed carte-de-visite portrait