Full bust portrait of George Washington set within a rectangular frame within an interior scene. He is facing left and is wearing a military uniform. The portrait is set in a frame on a wall above a pedestal. To the left, a curtain is draped across a corner of the frame. Set on the pedestal is a Dutch hat, a cylindrical case or baton, and some foliage. On the ground, to the right of the pedestal, is a laurel wreath and a sword.

Baker 39, Hart, 56a

Date

1788-1816


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 11 15/16 in. x 9 7/8 in. (30.32 cm x 25.08 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 6 13/16 in. x 4 in. (17.3 cm x 10.16 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 in. x 3 1/2 in. (12.7 cm x 8.89 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image on left side in cursive script: "Rein Vinkeles sculp. naer een Orrigeneel Schilderye."


Object Number

SC-73


Colors


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