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Inscription

upper center plate printed in black ink: TRENTON / PRINCETOWN / MONMOUTH / YORKTOWN. / PATER / PATRIAE; lower center plate printed in black ink: Sacred to the Memory of the / truly Illustrious / GEORGE WASHINGTON, Renowned in / War, Great in the Senate, and / possessed of every Qualification / to render him worthy of the Title of / a GREAT and GOOD MAN. / BORN Feb.22, 1732. Ob. Dec. 14. 1799.

Provenance

(Stephen V. Nagy, Philadelphia, PA); purchased through the Mary E. Maxwell Fund by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1953; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art