Full length portrait of George Washington, standing in a room with a two columns in the background and purple drapery with gold fringe above. Washington is wearing a black coat, with a sword that hangs behind him. His right hand is extended in front of him.

Baker 434, Hart 678

Date

1796-1830


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand colored mezzotint


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 14 1/2 in. × 10 1/2 in. (36.83 cm × 26.67 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 12 1/8 in. × 9 11/16 in. (30.8 cm × 24.61 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in block print: "General Washington."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Father and Protector of America."


Object Number

SC-17


Colors


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