Stuart Portraits of George and Martha Washington

July 4, 1980 – May 1, 1983

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, Rotunda Floor Plan

On view are unfinished portraits of George and Martha Washington by Gilbert Stuart, the most celebrated American portrait painter of his day. The likeness of President Washington was painted from life on April 12, 1796, and served as a basis for numerous replicas by Stuart. The portrait of Martha Washington is the only known likeness of her by Stuart.