George Washington (1732-1799)

Object Number: 
1924.37
Date: 
ca. 1794
Medium: 
Wood, wax, glass, gilding, and paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 5 in. ( 20.3 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
paper label: sale catalogue picture and description: "Philadelphia, Dec. 1898" with Patience Wright attribution
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait
Gallery Label: 
Bowen made two wax relief profiles of Washington that were based on two similar wax profiles by Mrs. Patience Wright. The Society's portrait is known as the "Munn medallion."
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