Description

Oval image of a full bust portrait of a man identified as George Washington. He is facing right, and is wearing a military uniform with a high collar, epaulets, a double breasted coat with pointed lapels, and a tricorn hat. He is set against a cloudy background.

Baker 415, Hart 768a

Date

1797-1802


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 9 5/8 in. (30.48 cm x 24.45 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 6 5/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. (16.83 cm x 10.48 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 5 1/2 in. x 3 3/8 in. (13.97 cm x 8.57 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 3 in. x 2 3/8 in. (7.62 cm x 6.03 cm)


Credit Line

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


Marks

Printed above image curving around frame in block script: "Engraved for Mackenzie & Dent's SELECT BIOGRAPHY."
Printed below image on left in italic script: "R.K. Porter delin."
Printed below image on right in italic script: "J. Chapman sculp."
Printed below image centered in block script: "George Washington."


Object Number

SC-106


Colors (Beta)


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