Description

Horizontal, rectangular printed view of the west front of Washington’s Mount Vernon mansion. The mansion appears in the distance, slightly left of the center of the image. In the background, trees surround the house and the Potomac River is visible to the right. A walking couple and two men with black hats on horses are on the lawn in the mid-ground of the image. The image is framed by three trees in the foreground.

The print is currently in a new frame.

Date

c.1816


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 13 3/4 in. x 16 1/4 in. (34.93 cm x 41.28 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 3/4 in. x 8 5/8 in. (14.61 cm x 21.91 cm)
Other (sight H x W): 6 3/4 in. x 9 1/4 in. (17.15 cm x 23.5 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


Marks

Printed in upper right above the image: “47”. Printed in lower right below the image: “P. Fumagalli f.”


Object Number

EV-3840/RP-459


Colors (Beta)


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