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George Washington

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale (American, Chester, Maryland 1741–1827 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Sitter:
George Washington (American, 1732–1799)
Date:
1787
Medium:
Mezzotint, proof before letters
Dimensions:
plate: 7 7/16 x 5 13/16 in. (18.9 x 14.7 cm) sheet: 11 x 8 5/8 in. (28 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.185
Not on view
Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Hart 3a; Stauffer 2429 proof
Charles Henry Hart Catalogue of the Engraved Portraits of Washington. The Grolier Club, 1904, cat. no. 3a.

Wendy C. Wick, Lillian B. Miller George Washington, An American Icon: The Eigtheenth-Century Graphic Portraits Ex. cat. Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Barra Foundation, 1982, cat. no. 21, pp. 95-6 [Hart 3, third state].

David McNeeley Stauffer, Mantle Fielding, Thomas Hovey Gage American Engravers upon Copper and Steel. 1994, cat. no. 2429 proof.



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