National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #588
Subject/Title:
Washington, George
Artist:Stuart, Jane (1810-1888)
Date Created:circa 1830-1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:34 X 19 1/2
Image Dimensions:28 X 23 1/2
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/17/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Portrait of George Washington showing black coat open almost to waist with ruffled shirt front attached to smooth and high collar around throat and neck. Coat has a flower-like ruffle behind the neck.
History of Work:Painted by Gilbert Stuart's daughter - Jane.

Purchased in 1979. Not signed - possibly was an unfinished portrait by her father Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) that Jane Stuart finished. She did finish a number of his paintings.
Notes:Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. J. Stuart Branaugh, Sr. in 1979 through Roupen Golbenk.

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