Full bust portrait of George Washington set within an oval with a rectangular plaque below. He is facing right, and is wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a dark stippled background. This is surrounded by a simple engraved frame of made of horizontal lines.

Baker 388, Hart 278b

Date

1800-1880


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 10 15/16 in. x 7 1/4 in. (27.78 cm x 18.42 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 3 in. x 2 1/2 in. (7.62 cm x 6.35 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in block text: "Washington".
Printed below image centered in italic text: "à Paris, Chez Ménard & Desenne, Rue-Gitle Coeur No. 8."


Object Number

SC-63


Colors


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