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George Washington

Artist:
Joseph Wright (American, Bordentown, New Jersey 1756–1793)
Sitter:
George Washington (American, 1732–1799)
Date:
late 18th century
Medium:
Etching with drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 2 11/16 x 1 15/16 in. (6.9 x 5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.123
Not on view
Inscription: In plate: "G. Washington" "J. Wright pinx-t. & ft."
Charles Allen Munn; Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Hart 138, Stauffer 3418; Fabian 42
Charles Henry Hart Catalogue of the Engraved Portraits of Washington. The Grolier Club, 1904, cat. no. 138.

Monroe H. Fabian Joseph Wright: American Artist, 1758-1793 Ex. cat., National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., Feb. 15-June 9. 1985, cat. no. 42.

David McNeeley Stauffer, Mantle Fielding, Thomas Hovey Gage American Engravers upon Copper and Steel. 1994, vol. II, p. 563, cat. no. 3418.



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