Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, facing right and wearing a military uniform with epaulets bearing three stars. In the frame of the portrait is explanatory text.

Baker 34, Hart 6

Date

1865


People


Geography

  • Published - United States

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, mezzotint


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 8 in. (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 9 in. x 6 5/8 in. (22.86 cm x 16.83 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 6 in. x 4 13/16 in. (15.24 cm x 12.22 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Engraved in frame around portrait in block script: "His Excel. G: Washington Esq: L.L.D. Late Commander in Chief of the Armies of the U.S. of America and President of the Convention of 1787".
Printed below image centered in italic script: "ENGRAVED BY JOHN SARTAIN, FROM THE ORIGINAL PRINT IN POSSESSION OF W-A- WHITEMAN ESQ._ENGRAVED BY C. W. PEALE IN 1787. FROM A PAINTING BY HIMSELF."


Object Number

SC-72


Colors


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