Three-quarter length portrait of George Washington seated in a chair. He is wearing a black coat and breeches, a jabot, and a ribbon tying back his hair. Behind him to the left is a blank wall and to the right is a view of the sky with small clouds visible. On the table in front of him is a hat with a large cickade, and his hands rest on the plans for Washington, D. C.

Baker 134, Hart 233

Date

1796


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 3/8 in. x 5 1/8 in. (21.27 cm x 13.02 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 13/16 in. x 3 3/4 in. (12.22 cm x 9.53 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image on right in italic script: "I Scoles. del et sculp."
Printed below image centered in block script: "George Washington,".
Printed below image centered in italic script: "President of the United States of America."
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Publish'd by Smith, Reed, and Wayland.


Object Number

SC-97


Colors


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