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Portrait of George Washington

1971.466 (RS82093)

Description

A half-length portrait of George Washington, framed by an oval recess in a stone wall; recess encircled by a wreath of oak leaves; on the keystone is a neo-classical male mask.

Details

Maker
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Date
ca. 1827
Inscriptions
Labels: cream colored paper label numbered ""153"" in black; recent white paper label inscribed ""SPNEA/Fogg Art Museum/LOAN FOR EXAMINATION/TL 22332.4""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
etchings (prints)
Keystone
keystones
Leaf
Mask
Neoclassical
oak leaf (motif)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Wreath
wreaths (costume accessories)
People and organizations
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
19 x 15.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.466
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5053

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