TYPE: Print
DIMENSIONS: 12” x 9”
COMPONENTS: painting; in frame
priceInfo: Grouped with items from 657. Price not changed.
ITEM ID: 2269

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Print of Washington and His Slaves

Decade: 1850s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

A Color Print of “Washington as a Farmer, Etchotone From Painting by Junius Brutus Stearn.” It depicts George Washington talking with an overseer on his farm in Mount Vernon, where several slaves are harvesting hay. A small boy and girl, possibly the overseer’s children, sit in the grass, the boy twining flowers in the girl’s hair. The original oil for this print, Washington as a Farmer at Mount Vernon (1851), is in the collection of The Mount Vernon’s Ladies Association.