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General Washington and Family, (painting)

Artist:
Savage, E.
Subject:
Washington, George
Washington, Martha
Custis, Eleanor
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 48
The general is seated by a table, drest in his uniform, which represents his military character; his left arm rests on papers which are suitable to represent his presidentship; Mrs. Washington, sets at the other end of the table, holding the plan of the federal city, pointing with her fan to the grand avenue; Miss Custis stands by her side assisting in showing the plan: George Washington Custis stands by the Gen.--his right hand resting on a globe: the back ground is composed of two large Columns with Architect; a large curtain partly drawn up, under which appears a view of thirty miles down the Potowmac [sic] River, from Mount Vernon. [P. 3-4.]
New-York, April 6, 1802. Columbian Gallery. At the Pantheon, No. 80, Greenwich-Street, near the Battery.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Political--President
Portrait female
Landscape--River--Potomac River
Landscape--Virginia--Mount Vernon
Control number:
AECI 01650038
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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