George Washington (1732-1799)

Object Number: 
1924.76
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 6 x 4 in. ( 22.5 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed on front of pedestal: "WASHINGTON" struck on back of socle: "A. D" below five-pointed star / "DELAFONTAINE" (?).
Description: 
Cast bronze portrait bust of George Washington in uniform. Socle attached to pedestal with screw.
Gallery Label: 
The mark "A. D" on the back of the socle is probably that of Parisian bronze founder Auguste Delafontaine.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
Provenance: 
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group