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Creator:
James Heath, 1757–1834, British
after Gabriel Stuart, active 1780s–1790s
Published by James Heath, 1757–1834, British
and John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
and John P. Thompson, active 1798–1811, British
Title:
General Washington
Date:
1800
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 9/16 x 14 1/8 inches (54.7 x 35.9 cm) and Image: 19 7/8 x 13 1/16 inches (50.5 x 33.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked in purple ink, on back, lower left, stamped: "(lower half of stamp faded away) School of the Fine"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Gabriel Stuart,1797"; lower center: "GENERAL WASHINGTON. | Published Feby 1, 1800 by Jas Heath, No 12 Newman Street Messrs Boydells, Cheapside & JP Thompson, Great Newport Street, London."; lower right: "Engraved by James Heath Historical Engraver to his Majesty and to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. | from the original Picture in the Collection of the Marquis of Lansdown. | Copy RIght secured in the United States, according to Law"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.328
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | books | buckles | carpet | columns | cravat | desk | drapery | eagles | feathers | general | gesturing | inkwell | military uniform | portrait | president | solemn | sword | tassels | thoughtful | vest | wig
Associated People:
Washington, George (1732–1799), revolutionary army officer and president of the United States of America
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38041
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