Bust portrait of George Washington, drawn in imitation of a scuplted bust, set against a black background. Washington is facing left, and has his hair elaborately curled and tied back with a bow, and is wearing a wreath of laurels. Below the portrait is a tablet with the title on it.

Baker 113, Hart 207

Date

1801


People


Geography

  • Published - France

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 6 1/2 in. x 4 5/8 in. (16.51 cm x 11.75 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 3/4 in. x 3 15/16 in. (14.61 cm x 10 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Engraved below image in block script: "George Washington/ Ne en Virginie le 11 Fevrier 1732."
Engraved below image in cursive script: "Grave d-apres le Camee peint par Madame de Brehan a Newyork en 1789."
Printed below image on left in cursive script: "Dirige par P. F. Tardieu."
Printed below image on right in cursive script: "Grave par Roger".


Object Number

SC-122


Colors


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