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George Washington

George Washington
Artist
Ellen Wallace Sharples, 1769 - 1849
Copy after
James Sharples, c. 1751 - 1811
Sitter
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799
Date
c. 1803
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions
Ivory: 6.4 × 5.4cm (2 1/2 × 2 1/8")
Frame: 11.9 × 10.5cm (4 11/16 × 4 1/8")
Topic
George Washington: Male
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection; conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.2013.142
Provenance
Estate of Robert L. McNeil, Jr.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery