Print (Stipple engraving)

  • Title:

    The WASHINGTON FAMILY./ La FAMILLE de WASHINGTON. // George Washington his Lady, and her Grandchildren by the name of Custis./ George Washington Son Espouse et Les deux petits Enfants du Nom de Custis.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Edward Savage (Designer and engraver)

    Edward Savage and Robert Wilkinson (Publisher)

    David Edwin (Engraver)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    March 10 1798 (1798-1798)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove); Wood

  • Techniques:

    Stipple engraved, Stipple Etched, Engraved, Etched

  • Museum Object Number:

    1983.0181 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1983.0181 A

Object Name

Print (Stipple engraving)

Title

The WASHINGTON FAMILY./ La FAMILLE de WASHINGTON. // George Washington his Lady, and her Grandchildren by the name of Custis./ George Washington Son Espouse et Les deux petits Enfants du Nom de Custis.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Elizabeth Hadley Porter

Creator (Role)

Edward Savage (Designer and engraver)
11/26/1761-07/06/1817

Edward Savage and Robert Wilkinson (Publisher)

David Edwin (Engraver)
12//1776-02/22/1841
References: Appleton's Cylcopedia of American Biography; Groce and Wallace, Artists in America, 1564-1860 (1957). Edwin executed hundreds of stipple-engraved portraits of famous persons. See 68.394.1-.217.

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Secondary Place of Origin

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

March 10 1798 (1798-1798)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower center, beneath image; Painted & Engrav'd by E. Savage.
2. Inscription; Lower center, beneath title; Philadelphia, Publish'd March 10\th 1789 by E. Savage & Rob.\t Wilkinson N.\o 58 Cornhill London.

Subjects

Portrait; Washington, George

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove); Wood

Techniques

Stipple engraved, Stipple Etched, Engraved, Etched

Dimensions (inches)

21.9 (H) , 28.3 (W) , 18.5 (Image H) , 24.7 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

55.6 (H) , 71.8 (W) , 18.5 (Image H) , 24.7 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 21.1 in. (53.5 cm). Plate W: 26.2 in. (66.6 cm). H at left. W at bottom.

Publisher Summary

Edward Savage and Robert Wilkinson

Publication Date

03/10/1798

Watermark

unknown

Edition Notes

Unable to inspect paper due to condition.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1991 To Please Every Taste: Eighteenth-Century Prints from the Winterthur Museum.
Published: no.38, pp.112-113.
[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Information about painting on which this print is based: no.46, pp.76-77.