Painting

  • Title:

    GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON/ Reviewing the Western Army at Fort Cumberland the 18;\th of Octob;\r 1794

  • Category:

    Paintings

  • Creator (Role):

    Frederick Kemmelmeyer (Painter)

  • Place of Origin:

    Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1794-1800

  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Gilt; Paper; Masonite

  • Techniques:

    Painted, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2780


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2780

Object Name

Painting

Title

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON/ Reviewing the Western Army at Fort Cumberland the 18;\th of Octob;\r 1794

Category

Paintings

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Frederick Kemmelmeyer (Painter)-1821

Place of Origin

Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1794-1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Lower left; F. Kemmelmeyer Pinxit.

Subjects

Historical; Washington, George

Materials

Oil paint; Gilt; Paper; Masonite

Techniques

Painted, Gilded

Dimensions (inches)

18.7 (H) , 23.1 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

47.4 (H) , 58.8 (W)

Measurement Notes

H at proper right stretcher. W at bottom stretcher.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Lipman, Jean, et al. 1986 Young America: A Folk-Art History.
Published on p. 126.
[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 45, pp. 88-89.
[Book] Ames, Kenneth L. 1977 Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition.
Published on p. 47, fig.38.
[Book] Lipman, Jean & Winchester, Alice. 1974 The Flowering of American Folk Art, 1776-1876. 288 p.
Compare with fig. 120, p. 91.
[Article] Adams, Elizabeth Bryding. 01//1984 Frederick Kemmelmeyer, Maryland itinerant Artist. Antiques. 125
Published as fig. no. 2, p. 286.
[Book] Blumenthal, Arthur R. 1984 350 Years of Art & Architecture in Maryland.
Published as cat. no. 6, p. 22.
[Other] Winterthur & Workman Publishing Company. 1992 American Folk Art Calendar (Winterthur).
Published: 1992
[Article] Schoelwer, Susan P. 2011 A Royal Painter at the Republican Court. The Annual Report of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union. 44 - 51.
Published: p. 47
[Article] Keim, Kevin. 2011 The Story of the American Flag. Western Pennsylvania History. (Fall): 23 - 33.
Published: p. 30
[Book] Faragher, John Mack, et al. 2007 Out of Many: a History of the American People.

[Book] Carnes, Mark C. & Garraty, John A. 2009 The American Nation: A History of the United States.