Oval image of a 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 dark stippled background. This portrait is set in a frame surrounded by flowers and foliage. Cradling the portrait on the left side is a cherub, who seems to be smelling the flowers surrounding the portrait.





Ink on paper, engraving


Overall (H x W): 1 5/16 in. x 1 1/4 in. (3.33 cm x 3.18 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 1 3/16 in. x 1 1/8 in. (3.02 cm x 2.86 cm)

Credit Line

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

Object Number


Colors (Beta)

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