George Washington (1732-1799)

Object Number: 
1957.33
Date: 
1839
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: under the frame at the right: "G. Stuart"
Gallery Label: 
This miniature of Washington was painted from an engraving by Laugier after a portrait painted by Gilbert Stuart. The artist seems to have come to America only about 1845, so the miniature was probably executed in her native France.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas W. Streeter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group