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General Washington: P.71-1952

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

General Washington
Portrait of George Washington, 1732-1799

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Green, Valentine
Publisher: Brown, John (publisher)
Draughtsman: Stothard, Thomas (After)
Painter: Peale, Charles Willson (After)

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Legal notes

Purchased from the Perceval Fund, February 1952

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1952)

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1785

Note

Inscriptions on bottom "Peel pinxit Philadelphia. Stothard delint. Londini." and "V. Green fecit Mezzotinto Engraver to the King of Great Britain and the Elector Palatine." and "J. Brown excudit" and "From an Original Picture in the Possession of Mr Brown Publish'd by him April 22nd 1785, and Sold at No. 10, George Yard, Lombard Street, London."

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.71-1952
Primary reference Number: 206104
Chaloner Smith: 134a.II
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 21 June 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 22 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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