Full bust portrait of George Washington, facing left and wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot, and a sawtooth edge ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled black background with a highlight directly behind him.

Baker 280, Hart 421b

Date

1834


People


Geography

  • Published - United States

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 10 1/16 in. x 6 15/16 in. (25.56 cm x 17.62 cm)
Other (Platemark H x W): 9 3/16 in. x 5 7/8 in. (23.34 cm x 14.92 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 1/4 in. x 3 3/8 in. (10.8 cm x 8.57 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed in block scrpit below image centered: "Engraved by J. B. Longacre from a painting by G. Stuart."
Printed in block script centered below image: "WASHINGTON."
Printed in cursive centered below image: "G Washington".


Object Number

SC-37


Colors


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