This portrait miniature of George Washington is a close copy of Gilbert Stuart’s 1796 Lansdowne portrait. That celebrated portrait was copied by Stuart himself and by other artists including Stuart’s daughter Jane. More

Date

c. 1800-1900


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Material/Technique

Watercolor on ivory; birds-eye maple frame with gilt fillet, glass, metal


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 10 in. × 9 in. (25.4 cm × 22.86 cm)
Other (Miniature H x W): 4 5/8 in. × 3 1/2 in. (11.75 cm × 8.89 cm)


Credit

Gift of an anonymous donor, 1949


Signed

At lower proper left corner: “YA”


Object Number

M-1509


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