National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Washington Family Edward Savage (painter)
American, 1761 - 1817
The Washington Family, 1789-1796
oil on canvas
overall: 213.6 x 284.2 cm (84 1/8 x 111 7/8 in.) framed: 247.7 x 316.2 x 15.2 cm (97 1/2 x 124 1/2 x 6 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1940.1.2
On View
From the Tour: American Portraits of the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 4 of 8

Exhibition History

1796
Columbian Gallery, New York, 1796-1800.
1801
Columbian Gallery, New York, 1801-1802, no. 48 [probably exhibited until 1810].
1810
Columbian Museum, Boston, 1810-1823.
1826
New-England Museum, Boston, c. 1826, no. 1.
1838
New-England Museum, Boston [probably exhibited through 1838/1840].
1841
Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts, 1841-1891.
1892
Exhibition of the Important Oil Painting [of] Washington and His Family by Edwin [sic] Savage, of Princeton, Mass. Born 1761. Died 1817., Avery Galleries, New York, 1892.
1924
Exhibition of Portraits by Early American Portrait Painters, The Union League Club, New York, February 1924, no. 1.
1924
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1924-1925.
1928
Portraits by Early American Artists of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Collected by Thomas B. Clarke, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1928-1931, unnumbered and unpaginated catalogue.
1929
Virginia Historical Portraiture, Virginia House, Richmond, 1929.
1932
George Washington Bicentennial Historical Loan Exhibition of Portraits of George Washington and his Associates, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1932, no. 17.
1939
Life in America [A Special Loan Exhibition of Paintings Held During the Period of the New York World's Fair], The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1939, no. 39, repro.
1950
Makers of History in Washington 1800-1950 [An Exhibition Celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Establishment of the Federal Government in Washington], National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1950, unnumbered, repro.
1985
The Washington Family by Edward Savage: An Inaugural Celebration, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1985, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1999
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1999, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

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