Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, turned slightly to the right, wearing a military uniform, with a Society of the Cincinnati medal on his right lapel, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background.

Baker 116, Hart 214

Date

February 7, 1792


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 5/16 in. x 6 13/16 in. (21.11 cm x 17.3 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 7 1/2 in. x 7 15/16 in. (19.05 cm x 20.16 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 1/8 in. x 4 1/4 in. (13.02 cm x 10.8 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Painted & Engraved by E. Savage."
Printed below image centered in block print: "George Washington, Esqr./President of the United States of America."
Printed below image centered in cursive and block print: "From the Original Picture Painted in 1790 for the/Philosophical Chamber, at the University of Cambridge/IN MASSACHUSETTS."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Publishd Feb. 7, 1792 by E. Savage, No 29 Charles Street Middn. Hospital."


Object Number

SC-88


Colors


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