Full-length portrait of George Washington, dressed in a black coat, holding a sword in his left hand, with his right hand extended in front of him. He is set in a room with a columns in the background and drapery above. Behind Washington is a chair with the seal of the United States on its crest, and on the left is a table draped with a carpet, and holding an inkwell, paper, and hat.

Baker, 309 Hart 291c

Date

1850-1882


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 29 5/8 in. × 21 in. (75.25 cm × 53.34 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 23 in. × 14 3/4 in. (58.42 cm × 37.47 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 20 in. × 13 in. (50.8 cm × 33.02 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image on left in block script: "Painted by Gilbert Stuart. 1797."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Washington."
Text has been scratched out under the image on the right.


Object Number

SC-146


Colors


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