Full bust portrait of George Washington set in a circular frame, which is then set within a rectangular brickwork background. He is facing left, and he is wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot, and a sawtooth edge ribbon tying back his hair.

Baker 195, Hart 280

Date

1799-1805


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 5 5/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. (14.29 cm x 9.53 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 2 5/8 in. x 2 5/16 in. (6.67 cm x 5.87 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed directly below image: "TC Clarke Nc."
Printed below image centered in curve of frame in block print: "G. WASHINGTON".
Printed below image centered in curve of frame in block print: "Who departed this life Dec. 14. 1799 aged 68.
Printed below image centered in curve of frame in block print: "Sold by W. Spotswood."


Object Number

SC-33


Colors


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