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Object Name Portrait
Title George Washington
Catalog Number 1986.87.1
Creator Unknown
Date ca. 1890
Material(s) Oil on canvas mounted on masonite
Dimensions H-55.5 W-42.75 D-1.5 inches
Description This is a full-length portrait of George Washington holding an sheathed sword with a draped table in the foreground. On the table is an inkwell, pen and books. There are also books below the table. The background features an ornate classical background featuring a red drapery, greek columns, wooden grair with green upholstery and carpet. Artist is unknown.
Notes Washington was born 1732 and died in 1799. After the Gilbert Stuart portrait. The file indicates the painting was restored by Allen Pendergraft in 1973.
Collection Milton H. Smith Collection
People Collins, Harold
Subjects Presidents
Government
Patriotism
Leaders, Military
Search Terms Presidents
American Revolution
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS