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George Washington (1732-1799)

Object Number: 
1924.19
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wood, wax, glass, and paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 8 in. ( 22.9 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: proper left lower right in script: "Gen. Washington"
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait
Gallery Label: 
According to Gustavus Eisen, G. Rouse and other fictitious names appeared on a number of wax profiles of Washington in military dress during the first quarter of the twentieth century. They sometimes bear fictitious dates although the reliefs are modern. (See "Portraits of Washington," 3, 1932, pp. 881-82.)
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group