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Inscription

text on monument in plate:
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); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1953; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art