George Washington

Artist: Charles Willson Peale (American, Chester, Maryland 1741–1827 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Date: ca. 1777

Medium: Watercolor on ivory

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (3.8 x 3.5 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of William H. Huntington, 1883

Accession Number: 83.2.122


George Washington (1732-1799) sat for Peale about the time he and his army were camped at Valley Forge.