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George Washington

Artist
Unidentified Artist
Sitter
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799
Date
c. 1800-1810
Type
Sculpture
Medium
Marble
Dimensions
58cm (22 13/16"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number
NPG.75.20
Provenance
(Weschler’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, LLC), Washington, DC; purchased NPG 1975
Note: Curatorial file: Peter Hill from Peter Hill, U.S. Antiques offered the bust to NPG in 1971. It was rejected at the time. He then sold it to Donald Webster at Weschler’s in 1973, who then sold it to NPG in 1975.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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