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American Icon: The 18th-Century Image of George Washington in Prints and Illustrations

February 22, 1982 – April 27, 1982

Museum: Portrait Gallery

Sponsor: SITES

Location: 2nd Floor

On view are a variety of portrayals ranging from crude relief cuts to fine mezzotint portraits executed by Washington's contemporaries. In addition to 40 prints, the exhibit includes books, almanacs, and magazines. Artists represented include Charles Willson Peale, Charles Saint-Memin, Edward Savage, and Joseph Wright.