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George Washington (1732-1799)

George Washington (1732-1799)

early 19th century

marble, gilt, and dark cherry frame

medallion

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 3 34 in.

marked: G. Washington
inscribed: Tardieu

Acc. No.: 1924.79

Credit Line: Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn

Photo credit: New-York Historical Society

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1924, Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, December 16, 2012

Comment

  • The inscription "Tardieu" might refer to the engraver Pierre Alexandre Tardieu (1756-1844) who engraved a print after Houdon's portrait of Washington.