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signature and date: on back: "Thomas Bishop. pinxit / Philadelphia 1814 / Washington. / a faithful copy from the original painted in Oil by Gilb't Stuart"
This miniature was copied from the "Athenaeum type" of Washington portrait by Gilbert Stuart; the original, owned by the Boston Athenaeum, was painted in Philadelphia in 1796 and was the prototype for countless replicas by many later artists.
Bequest of Ann E. Bishop
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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