George Washington

mid-19th century
Artist Gabriel Miesse (1807–1886)


Dimensions

Platemark: 25.3 x 20.2 cm (9 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Sheet: 33 x 35.3 cm (13 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1296

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Modern impression. Portait bust on pedestal draped with Constitution of the United States

Inscription

Constitution of the United States...G Washington

Signed

lower center in plate: Gabriel Miesse Sc

Provenance

By 1956, Arthur Sussel, Philadelphia; 1956, gift of Sussel to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 14, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik