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George Washington (1732-1799)

George Washington (1732-1799)
Title
George Washington (1732-1799)
Date 
Early 19th century
Medium 
Marble, gilt, and dark cherry frame
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 3/4 in. ( 9.5 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
Object Number 
1924.79
Marks 
inscriptions: marked: "G. Washington" inscribed: "Tardieu"
Gallery Label 
Laure de Margerie suggests that this bas relief image of Washington might have been based upon a print by Pierre Alexandre Tardieu (1756-1844) who engraved a print after Houdon's portrait of Washington.
Provenance 
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group