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The Washington Family by Edward Savage: An Inaugural Celebration

January 13 – February 18, 1985
West Building, Main Floor, Lobby D

Edward Savage, The Washington Family, 1789-1796, oil on canvas, Andrew W. Mellon Collection, 1940.1.2

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: This group portrait of the Washington family was on view again after 3 years of cleaning and restoration. The special installation coincided with the presidential inauguration. The Armand Hammer paintings were on exhibition in the adjoining gallery.

Brochure: Edward Savage: The Washington Family, An Inaugural Celebration, by Deborah Chotner. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1985.

Savage, Edward
American, 1761 - 1817