Print, The Washington Family

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  • Artist/Maker: E. Bell, J. Paul; Maker: Jeremiah Paul, Jr.
  • Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
  • 1956-37

Washington in full uniform stands at right center turned one-quarter left and gesturing toward Mrs. Washington standing at right center in pale blue gown, white lace cap and black lace shawl. Behind her are 3 Custis children, columns and drapery. On right at foot of stone steps, negro in livery holds saddled horse. Background of landscape and clouds, sky. Inscribed below: "The Washington Family, Published December 1, 1800, by Atkins and Nightingale, No. 143 Leadenhall Street, London, & No. 35, North Front Street, Philadelphia". Molded and gilded period frame.

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