1960.0571 A Painting on Glass
  • 1960.0571 A Painting on Glass
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Painting on glass

  • Title:

    When FREEDOM first her glorious DAY had won/ She smiled on WASHINGTON her Darling Son/ Mild JUSTICE claims him as his Virtues rise/ And LOVE and HONOR still attend the Prize

  • Category:

    Paintings

  • Place of Origin:

    China, Asia

  • Date:

    1800-1815

  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Gilt; Glass

  • Techniques:

    Reverse-painted, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1960.0571 A


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Object Number

1960.0571 A

Object Name

Painting on glass

Title

When FREEDOM first her glorious DAY had won/ She smiled on WASHINGTON her Darling Son/ Mild JUSTICE claims him as his Virtues rise/ And LOVE and HONOR still attend the Prize

Category

Paintings

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

China, Asia

Date

1800-1815

Subjects

Allegory; George Washington; Mourning imagery; Political figure

Materials

Oil paint; Gilt; Glass

Techniques

Reverse-painted, Gilded

Dimensions (inches)

28.625 (H) , 21 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

72.707 (H) , 53.34 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements by sight, in frame. H at left. W at bottom. No conservation file.

Object Description

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