Overall: 28 x 22 in. ( 71.1 x 55.9 cm )
frame: 34 x 28 x 3 in. (34 x 28 x 3 in.)
Portrait of a young George Washington as a surveyor; sextant on stand, leaning against a rock; setting is in wilderness.
Apollo Association, for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in the United States: Catalogue of the Eighth Exhibition, at the Granite Building, Corner of Broadway and Chambers Street. 1841, New York: Charles Vinten, p. 8.
"The Apollo Association," Arcturus, A Journal of Books and Opinion, Vol. 2, No. 12, November 1841, p. 373.
"The Fine Arts. The Apollo Association," The New-York Mirror, Vol. XIX, No. 49, December 4, 1841, p. 390.
"The Fine Arts. The Apollo Association. Musings Resumed," The New-York Mirror, Vol. XIX, No. 50, December 11, 1841, p. 399.
"The Fine Arts. The Apollo Association. Musings Concluded," The New-York Mirror, Vol. XIX, No. 51, December 18, 1841, p. 407.
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. III, 1974, p. 858.
Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New-York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 169.
Bequest of Mrs. Bryan Kirby Stevens
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