Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, with the head turned to the left. He is wearing a dark coat and a lace cravat, with a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a dark stippled background.

Baker 209, Hart 360d.

Date

c. 1800


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 10 in. (30.48 cm x 25.4 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 8 1/2 in. x 6 7/16 in. (21.59 cm x 16.35 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 3/4 in. x 4 1/16 in. (12.07 cm x 10.32 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed centered directly under image : "D. Edwin Fecit."
Printed centered under image: "The Immortal Washington
Let us emulate his virtues
whose loss we deplore."


Object Number

SC-28


Colors


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