Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 1972.1a,b
Modeled 1882. Cast ca. 1911
Sharp, Lewis I., "John Quincy Adams Ward Dean of American Sculpture," Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1985, no. 69.5.
Tolles, Thayer, ed., "American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born before 1865," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pg. 148.
Standing figure of George Washington lifting his hand from the Bible as he completes the swearing-in ceremony. His proper left hand is by his side and his proper right hand is out by his waist. His weight is on his left leg, which is back, his right leg is forward.