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text in plate:
In Honor / of / George Washington / the simple majesty of whose Character, / Too Sublime / For Elaborate Eulogy, / like the lineaments / of his / Extraordinary / Countenance, / will never cease to be familiar / to Virtuous Humanity / until time shall close his records / and the Heavens / shall pass away as a Scroll. / Born Feb. 22d. 1732. / Died Dec. 14th. 1799. / Patriae Pater. / Painted by G.C. Stuart. / Eng. by J.W. Paradise. / Composed & Design'd by Isaac F. Bragg / Entered according to act of Congress by Leonard Hunt A.D. 1835 in the Clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the South District of New York. / Engraved by Theo. Durand.


Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Associated Names

Corcoran Gallery of Art


Hart, Charles Henry. Catalogue of the Engraved Portraits of Washington. New York, Grolier Club, 1904, p. 244, no. 580.

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