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George Washington

Artist:
George Bissinger (active 1878)
Artist:
After an original by Jean Antoine Houdon (French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date:
second half 19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Onyx and gold
Dimensions:
1-3/4 x 1-3/16 in. (4.4 x 3.0 cm)
Classification:
Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line:
The Milton Weil Collection, 1940
Accession Number:
40.20.17
Not on view
Signature: G. BISSINGER (Incised behind head)

Inscription: G. Bissinger (Scratched on back in script)
Milton Weil (until 1938; to MMA)
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