Circular image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, shown in profile facing left, wearing a military uniform, and with his hair tied back with a ribbon. The portrait is set in a frame which hangs on a wall, with brickwork behind it. Below the portrait is a pedestal with Washington's name engraved on it.

Baker 67, Hart 68

Date

1781


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 9 9/16 in. (30.48 cm x 24.29 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 10 1/16 in. x 7 5/8 in. (25.56 cm x 19.37 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 7 in. x 5 1/8 in. (17.78 cm x 13.02 cm)
Other (image H x W): 4 7/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (12.38 cm x 8.57 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Engraved below portrait centered in cursive script: "G. Washington."
Printed below image on left in cursive and block script: "Drawn from the life by Du Simitier in Philadelphia."
Printed below image on right in cursive and block script: " Engraved by B. L. Prevost at Paris."
Printed below image in right corner in italic script: "No. 1".


Object Number

SC-81


Colors


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