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Portrait of George Washington

1971.468 (RS116276)

Description

After Stuart's portrait of Washington; full figure, right arm extended, table and chair in background.

Details

Maker
Heath, James (Maker)
AFTER Stuart, Gilbert (Maker)
Date
ca. 1797
Inscriptions
Inscribed: ""Painted by Gabriel Stuart 1797."" ""Engraved by James Heath, Historical Engraver to His Majesty, and to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales/ from the original picture in the Collection of the Marquis of Lansdown."" Recent label on back, ""SPNEA/Fogg Art Museum/LOAN FOR EXAMINATION/LT 22332.5""
Location of origin
England; Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
stipple engraving (printing process)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Stipple Engraved
stipple engraving (printing process)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
23.063 x 12.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.468
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5055

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