General and Mrs. George Washington

Object Number: 
1943.388
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 7.9 x 12.1 cm )
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).
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group