Full bust portrait of George Washington set in an elaborate frame made to appear as if hanging from a ring. He is facing left, and is wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background.

Baker 300, Hart 431

Date

1822


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 9 1/2 in. x 6 in. (24.13 cm x 15.24 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 6 in. x 4 11/16 in. (15.24 cm x 11.91 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image: Washington. Engraved by Mel. Pekenino, Philadelphia 1822


Object Number

SC-59


Colors


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