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Portrait of George Washington, 1779

  • Charles Willson Peale, American, 1741-1827

Watercolor on ivory

  • Overall: 2 × 1 5/8 × 1/8 inches (5.1 × 4.1 × 0.3 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley P. Sax

1996.256

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Watercolor
  • Ivory
  • Portrait
  • President
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Miniature (painting)
  • Philadelphia
  • Washington, george

1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Charles Willson Peale, Portrait of George Washington, 1779, watercolor on ivory. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley P. Sax, 1996.256.