Miniature Portrait of George Washington

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-26865

Description

Bust-length miniature portrait on ivory of George Washington in military dress, white wig, and a tricorn hat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
ivory (tooth component)
oil paint (paint)
forgery (crime)
Picture
Portrait
Oil
Vegetable Ivory
Forgery
Portrait

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

Forgery of Trumbull, John, 1756-1843 (Painter)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

9 x 8.375 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen B. Carr

Accession Number

1955.12

Places

Possibly New York state (United States)
Possibly