George Washington Wearing the Medal of the Cincinnati

Object Number: 
19th century
Reverse painting on glass
Overall: 11 1/2 x 9 x 1/8 in. ( 29.2 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm )
On reverse of frame: Collection label with "1450" in ink.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group