Description

Horizontal, rectangular drawing of Washington’s new tomb, with flowers at its base and framed by gently arced trees and plants in the foreground. Trees can also be seen in the background beyond the tomb. Light illuminates the right side of the tomb as well as the ground and flowers in front of the tomb.

Date

After 1838-1839


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Material/Technique

Charcoal, marble dust, board, sandpaper painting


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 10 3/8 in. x 12 3/8 in. x 1 1/4 in. (26.35 cm x 31.43 cm x 3.18 cm)
Other (H x W x D): 7 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. (19.05 cm x 24.13 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of John S. Leipsic, 1999


Marks

Written in white in lower center of image: “The Tomb of Washington / Mount Vernon”.


Object Number

EV-5262


Colors (Beta)


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