George Washington (1732-1799)
Early 19th century
Marble, gilt, and dark cherry frame
diameter: 3 3/4 in. ( 9.5 cm )
inscriptions: marked: "G. Washington" inscribed: "Tardieu"
Laure de Margerie suggests that this bas relief image of Washington might have been based upon a print by Pierre Alexandre Tardieu (1756-1844) who engraved a print after Houdon's portrait of Washington.
Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
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