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George Washington (1732-1799)

George Washington (1732-1799)
Title
George Washington (1732-1799)
Date 
1814
Medium 
Enamel
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 7 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Ann E. Bishop
Object Number 
1925.23
Marks 
signature and date: on back: "Thomas Bishop. pinxit / Philadelphia 1814 / Washington. / a faithful copy from the original painted in Oil by Gilb't Stuart"
Gallery Label 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group