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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1974.34.1
Title:
George Washington
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1785
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Later 18th century painting after Charles Wilson Peale, Battle of Trenton in background. Fob seal protrudes from under Washington's waistcoat.
    Subjects:
    Brown, John, 1736-1803
    Portraits, American
    Art, American
    Art, Colonial
    Men -- Portraits
    Research Notes:
    Belonged to John Brown. The Peale portrait of Washington executed in 1776 is in the Brooklyn Museum.
    Provenance:
    Museum Purchase , 1974
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