WASHINGTONIANA. [After Gilbert Stuart.] Portrait of George Washington. [n.p: c.1855.]

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Lot 109
WASHINGTONIANA.
[After Gilbert Stuart.]
Portrait of George Washington. [n.p: c.1855.]

US$ 800 - 1,200
£ 610 - 910
WASHINGTONIANA.
[After Gilbert Stuart.] Portrait of George Washington. [n.p: c.1855.] A portrait of George Washington, woven on silk and taken from the likeness of the Stuart Gilbert portrait. 575 x 440mm. The portrait close matted , and mounted on board, some light browning and sun tanning. Framed and glazed.

A fine and rare woven portrait of George Washington identical with an example in the Ford Mansion, at Morristown National Historic Park. The Ford mansion was where Washington took winter quarters in the year 1779/80. That example is described as being limited to only 50 copies after which the loom was destroyed!
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WASHINGTONIANA. [After Gilbert Stuart.] Portrait of George Washington. [n.p: c.1855.]
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