This image, one of the first likenesses of George Washington to circulate in Europe, catered to the French fascination with the much-lauded American general. The model for the engraving was a painting by Charles Wilson Peale owned by the Marquis de Lafayette. Later states of the print corrected the spelling of the General's name. More

Date

c. 1780-1785


People


Geography

  • Published - France

Material/Technique

Ink, paper


Dimensions

Overall: 14 in. x 10 1/8 in. (35.56 cm x 25.73 cm)


Credit

Gift: Jess and Grace Pavey Fund, 2005


Object Number

Print-5948


Colors


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