American Paintings and Sculpture
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Artist: Rembrandt Peale, American, 1778–1860
Artist, copy after: Charles Willson Peale, American, 1741–1827

George Washington (1732-1799), LLD 1781

1795

Oil on canvas

29 1/16 × 24 3/16 in. (73.8 × 61.4 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Wilmarth S. Lewis
1953.49.1
Geography: 
Made in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Stanislaus V. Henkels (1854–1926), Philadelphia, by 1917; sold to Max Williams (1865–1927), New York, by 1917; sold to Annie Burr Jennings (1855–1939), New York, 1917; by descent to her niece and nephew-in-law, Anne Burr Lewis (1902–1959) and Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis (1895–1979), Farmington, Conn., 1939; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1953

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.