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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
Charles Allen Munn; Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Hart 3a; Stauffer 2429
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, vol. II, p. 401, no. 2429 proof.



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