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Fictional, bust-length portrait of General George Washington. He is wearing a tri-corned hat with a cockade, a coat with turned-back, buttoned-down lapels, a sash across his chest, and a waistcoat. Washington’s head is turned towards the viewer’s right. The portrait is enclosed within an oval which in turn is set within a dark rectangular frame.

Baker 50, Hart 737a






Ink on paper, mezzotint


Overall (H x W): 9 1/4 in. × 6 5/8 in. (23.5 cm × 16.83 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 8 in. × 6 3/16 in. (20.32 cm × 15.72 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed below image on right in cursive script: "peint par Alexander Campbell a Williamsbourg en Virginie".
Printed below image centered in block script: "GEORGE WASHINGTON, ESQUIER".
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Général et Comendeur en Chef d’Armée des XIII Provinces/unies en Amerique."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Se vend a Londres Chez Thom. Hart."

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