Circular image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, facing left and wearing a military uniform 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 63, Hart 70

Date

1816


People


Geography

  • Published - France

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 6 in. x 3 5/8 in. (15.24 cm x 9.21 cm)
Other (image H x W): 5 1/16 in. x 3 1/2 in. (12.86 cm x 8.89 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Engraved below portrait centered in block text: "Washington".
Printed below image on left in cursive script: "Dessiné d'après Nature par Du Simitier à Philadelphie."
Printed below image on right in cursive script: "Gravé par Adam."


Object Number

SC-82


Colors


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