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 297, Hart 290

Date

1845-1855


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, steel engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 26 1/8 in. × 19 3/16 in. (66.36 cm × 48.68 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 23 1/2 in. × 15 3/8 in. (59.69 cm × 39.05 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 20 1/8 in. × 12 15/16 in. (51.12 cm × 32.86 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image on left in block script: "Painted by Gilbert Stuart."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Published by W. L. Ormsby. 116 Fulton Street N. Y."
Printed below image on right in block script: "Eng'd on Steel by W. L. Ormsby. N. Y."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Washington."


Object Number

SC-161


Colors


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