National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of George Washington Gilbert Stuart (painter)
American, 1755 - 1828
George Washington, c. 1821
oil on wood
overall: 67 x 55 cm (26 3/8 x 21 5/8 in.)
Gift of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge IV in memory of his great-grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, his grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge II, and his father, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge III
1979.5.1
On View
From the Tour: Gilbert Stuart Paints the First Five Presidents
Object 1 of 5

This version is among the best of the seventy-two copies Stuart made of his Athenaeum format for the first president. Painted from life in April 1796, the unfinished original is now shared at three-year intervals between the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington.

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