Martha Washington, by Gilbert Stuart, noted portrait painter of the 18th century.
Stuart painted three now famous portraits of the "Father of his Country." The first two were not to his satisfaction. His third and last opportunity came when Washington personally commissioned him in 1796 to paint Mrs. Washington and himself. This third
Publisher Garrison Toy & Novelty Co. (Washington, DC U.S.A.)
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint.
GARRISON TOY & NOVELTY CO., WASHINGTON, D.C.
MADE IN U.S.A.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder