Portrait of George Washington

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1827

GUSN

GUSN-5053

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

Descriptive Terms

portraits
etchings (prints)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
keystones
Neoclassical
oak leaf (motif)
wreaths (costume accessories)
Picture
Portrait
Etched
Mask
Leaf
Keystone
Wreath
Neoclassical
Portrait

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19 x 15.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.466