1961.0708 Painting, 1964.2109 Frame, view 1
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Painting (Portrait)

  • Title:

    The Washington Family

  • Category:

    Paintings

  • Creator (Role):

    Edward Savage (Painter)

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Date:

    1798-1805

  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Mahogany

  • Techniques:

    Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.0708


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Object Number

1961.0708

Object Name

Painting (Portrait)

Title

The Washington Family

Category

Paintings

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Edward Savage (Painter)
11/26/1761-07/06/1817

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Date

1798-1805

Subjects

George Washington; Political figure

Materials

Oil paint; Mahogany

Techniques

Painted

Dimensions (inches)

18.125 (H) , 24.125 (W) , 0.31 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

46.038 (H) , 61.278 (W) , 0.79 (D)

Measurement Notes

Panel measured at right side and bottom.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Cooper, Wendy A. 2002 An American Vision: Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum.
Published as fig. 13, pp. 168-9.
[Catalogue] Miles, Ellen G. 1995 American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century: The Collections of the National Gallery of Art, Systematic Catalogue.
Discussed in pp.146-58.
[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 40, pp. 76-7.
[Article] Dresser, Louisa. 1952 Edward Savage, 1761-1817. Art in America. Autumn: 157-212.

[Article] Sweeney, John A. H. 11//1971 Paintings in the Winterthur Collection. Antiques. 100 (5): 758-767.
Published as fig. no. 10, p. 766.
[Article] Brueckner, Martin. Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Antiques and Fine Art. (Spring 2013): 142-149.
Published on p. 144
[Book] Brueckner, Martin. 2015 The Social Life of Maps in America: 1750-1860.

[Other] Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Waters of Despair, Waters of Hope: African-Americans and the Chesapeake Bay.