Full length portrait of George Washington, wearing a military uniform and standing in a contrapposto stance with his right foot forward. His left hand is resting on the hilt of a sword on his belt, and in his right he holds a scroll case. Behind him stands a man in uniform holding a rearing horse.

Hart 108

Date

1836


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 7 5/8 in. x 5 9/16 in. (19.37 cm x 14.13 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 1 1/4 in. x 1 7/16 in. (3.18 cm x 3.65 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in block print: "The American Gentleman".
Printed below image centered in block print: “He needed no patent from the hand of royalty/Page IV".
Printed below image centered in block print: "Philadelphia. Hogan & Thompson 1836."


Object Number

SC-50


Colors


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