Full length portrait of George Washington, dressed in a black coat, holding a sword in his left hand, with his right hand extended in front of him. He is set in a room with a columns in the background and drapery above. Behind Washington is a chair with the seal of the United States on its crest, and on the left is a table draped with a carpet, and holding an inkwell, paper, and hat.






Ink on paper, color steel engraving


Overall (H x W): 25 1/16 in. × 16 1/16 in. (63.66 cm × 40.8 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 21 1/2 in. × 13 9/16 in. (54.61 cm × 34.45 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed below image on left in block script: "Painted by Gilbert Stuart".
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Printed in Paris - Copyright 1900 by Manzi, Joyant & Co.
Printed below image on right in block script: "Engraved by G. Petit".
Printed below image centered in block script: "George Washington".
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Portrait of Washington by Gilbert Stuart, painted for Wm. Constable and now owned by Henry E. Pierrepont of Brooklyn".

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Colors (Beta)

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