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General Washington: P.71-1952

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Current Location: In storage


General Washington
Portrait of George Washington, 1732-1799


Printmaker: Green, Valentine
Publisher: Brown, John (publisher)
Draughtsman: Stothard, Thomas (After)
Painter: Peale, Charles Willson (After)



Legal notes

Purchased from the Perceval Fund, February 1952

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1952)


18th Century
Production date: AD 1785


Inscriptions on bottom "Peel pinxit Philadelphia. Stothard delint. Londini." and "V. Green fecit Mezzotinto Engraver to the King of Great Britain and the Elector Palatine." and "J. Brown excudit" and "From an Original Picture in the Possession of Mr Brown Publish'd by him April 22nd 1785, and Sold at No. 10, George Yard, Lombard Street, London."

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.71-1952
Primary reference Number: 206104
Chaloner Smith: 134a.II
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 21 June 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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