Description

Full bust portrait of George Washington, facing left and wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background.

Baker 306, Hart 329b

Date

1805-1815


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (with backing H x W): 12 in. x 10 in. (30.48 cm x 25.4 cm)
Overall (print only H x W): 7 1/4 in. x 5 7/8 in. (18.42 cm x 14.92 cm)


Credit Line

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in cursive script: "L. Portman Sc."
Printed below image centered in block print: "George Washington."


Object Number

SC-56


Colors (Beta)


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