President Washington Taking the Oath, Federal Hall, 1789

Object Number: 
X.269
Date: 
1839
Medium: 
Oil on fine linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 52 1/2 x 72 in. ( 133.4 x 182.9 cm )
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group