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George Washington (1732-1799), (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 97.33
Date:
Ca. 1779-1780
Notes:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975.
Gardner & Feld, "American Ptgs," Metropolitan Museum,. Vol. I, 1965, pg. 62-64.
Sellers, Charles Coleman, "Portraits and miniatures by Charles Willson Peale," (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser., vol. 42, pt. 1) Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1952, no. 914.
Caldwell, John, and Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born by 1815," New York, NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, pg. 124.
Image on file.
Caldwell, John, and Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born by 1815," New York, NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, pg. 125.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Portrait of General George Washington standing on the battlefield at Trenton, his left hand resting on a cannon, his right hand holding his hat. To the right is a soldier standing beside his horse and a flag. In the background is a view of Trenton, New Jersey.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Landscape--New Jersey--Trenton  Search this
Architecture exterior--Military--Battlefield  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36120048
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_41837