General and Mrs. George Washington

General and Mrs. George Washington
Title
General and Mrs. George Washington
Date 
19th century
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 7.9 x 12.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1943.388
Marks 
Inscribed: at the right:"J.T." Inscribed: on the back in ink:"Miniature on ivory of Gen George Washington/ and wife one of the/largest and finest I done/ John Trumball"
Gallery Label 
It is doubtful that this double portrait was painted from life and it is certain, on stylistic evidence, that it was not executed by John Trumbull (as indicated in the inscription).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group