"A portrait is a picture in which there is just a tiny little something not quite right about the mouth." -- John Singer Sargent

Sunday, March 20, 2016

George Washington

This 1859 painting of George Washington by Rembrandt Peale, after Robert Edge Pine, hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

“Painted by Rembrandt Peale from Pine's Washington”
“...by a later hand reproducing the original signature, lower right” -- NGA
This painting is one of two Washington Portraits in the furniture display at the National Portrait Gallery, the other one by Gilbert Stuart. The ormolu clock is also a Washington portrait.

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