1775 George Washington Engraving
  • 1775 George Washington Engraving

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    George Washington (1732-1799) 

    Mezzotint 

    London

    C.1775 

    13 1/2" x 9 3/4" sight, 20" x 16" frame 

     

    Early George Washington Engraving.

    Campbell, Alexander, artist. George Washington, Esqr. General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, in America. [London]: C. Shepherd, September 1775.

    Mezzotint on paper a few stray marks, but an excellent example.

     

    Among the earliest prints of Washington, who commented when shown the print by his wife: "Mr. Campbell whom I never saw (to my knowledge) has made a very formidable figure of the Commander in Chief giving him a sufficient portion of Terror in his Countenance."