View Larger GEORGE WASHINGTON, Esqr.

Description

Three-quarter length fictional portrait of George Washington. His left hand is on his hip and his outstretched right hand points slightly to the background on his right. He is wearing a tri-cornered hat with a cockade, a coat, waistcoat, a sash across his chest, and a sash around the waist. His right hand is gloved, but his left hand is not. In the lower left of the image, a nondescript battle with horsemen and foot soldiers is taking place amongst billows of smoke.

Date

1775


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, mezzotint


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 12 in. × 9 1/2 in. (30.48 cm × 24.13 cm)


Credit Line

Gift: Jess and Grace Pavey Fund, 2002


Marks

Printed below the image: “Done from an Original, Drawn from the Life by Alex. Campbell, of Williamsburg in Virginia./GEORGE WASHINGTON, Esqr./GENERAL and COMMANDER in CHIEF of the CONTINENTAL ARMY in AMERICA./Published as the Act directs. 9 Sept 1775 by C. Shepherd London.”


Object Number

Print-5340/RP-912


Colors (Beta)


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