George Washington (1732-1799)
Wood, wax, glass, gilding, and paint
Overall: 8 x 5 in. ( 20.3 x 12.7 cm )
paper label: sale catalogue picture and description: "Philadelphia, Dec. 1898" with Patience Wright attribution
Bowen made two wax relief profiles of Washington that were based on two similar wax profiles by Mrs. Patience Wright. The Society's portrait is known as the "Munn medallion."
Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
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