President Washington Taking the Oath, Federal Hall, 1789
Oil on fine linen
Overall: 52 1/2 x 72 in. ( 133.4 x 182.9 cm )
This painting was hung behind the chair of Peter Gerard Stuyvesant (1778-1847), president of the New-York Historical Society, at the dinner at the City Hotel celebrating the semicentennial of Washington's inauguration, April 30, 1839.
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