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George Washington (1732-1799)
Date: 1839
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Thomas W. Streeter
Object Number: 1957.33
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Marks: inscription: under the frame at the right: "G. Stuart"

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This miniature of Washington was painted from an engraving by Laugier after a portrait painted by Gilbert Stuart. The artist seems to have come to America only about 1845, so the miniature was probably executed in her native France.