Description

Full bust portrait of George Washington set in a porthole frame. Washington is wearing a military uniform with his gloved right hand in the breast of his waistcoat. He is set against a grey background.

The portrait is depicted as on a pedestal with "S. E. George Washington" and his title in French "Général en Chef des Armées des Etats Unis de l'Amérique" engraved on it.

Baker 18, Hart 39

Date

1781-1798


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 13 15/16 in. x 10 1/2 in. (35.4 cm x 26.67 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 11 1/8 in. x 8 in. (28.26 cm x 20.32 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 10 1/4 in. x 7 in. (26.04 cm x 17.78 cm)


Credit Line

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


Marks

Engraved below image centered in block text: "S.E. George Washington."
Engraved below image centered in cursive text: "Général en Chef des Armées des Etats Unis de l'Amérique".
Printed below image on the left in italic script: "Le B. Pinx."
Printed below image on the right in italic script: "J. L. Sculp."


Object Number

SC-71


Colors (Beta)


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