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George Washington

18th century
458 x 354 mm (18 x 13.9 in.)

Edward Savage, American, (1761–1817)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint and engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Inscribed in plate below image, lower center: “E. Savage pinx. et sculp.”
Marks: Watermark: According to dealer, watermark is “1794”
Bibliography: E. McS. Fowble, Two Centuries of Prints… (Winterthur), no. 201; Wendy Shadwell, 150 Years of American Printmaking, p. 45, no. 82; [and per dealer invoice, to confirm: Baker 118, Hart 228, Middendorf 82, Staufer 2752].
Credit Line: Samuel L. Silipo (BA Wesleyan 1985) Memorial Fund, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.7.1

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  • American Studies
  • government
  • male portraits
  • maps - Documents depicting in graphic or photogrammetric form, normally to scale and usually on a flat medium, a selection of material or abstract features on or in relation to the surface of the earth or of a heavenly body, and generally emphasizing arterial or regional relationships. For similar representations on a horizontal plane but for depicting smaller-scale objects and spaces, use "plans (drawings)." ICA [November 1992 descriptor moved. April 1991 scope note changed.]
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

  • plate Dimensions: 458 x 354 mm (18 x 13.9 in.)

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