Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, facing to the right, and is wearing a military uniform, with the Society of the Cincinnati medal on his right lapel, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background.

Baker 117, Hart 214b

Date

1800


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (framed H x W): 12 1/8 in. × 9 7/8 in. (30.8 cm × 25.08 cm)
Overall (unframed H x W): 7 in. × 4 7/8 in. (17.78 cm × 12.38 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 1/8 in. × 4 1/8 in. (13.02 cm × 10.48 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley DeForest Scott, 1985


Marks

Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Painted & Engraved by E. Savage".
Printed below image centered in block script: "General George Washington."


Object Number

SC-12


Colors


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