Mount Vernon, the Seat of the Late General George Washington

Title: 
Mount Vernon, the Seat of the Late General George Washington

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Object Name: 
Reverse painting
Title: 
Mount Vernon, the Seat of the Late General George Washington
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.4.95
Dimensions: 
(Frame): 44.2 x 54.8 cm; (glass): 34.7 x 45 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1805-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Col. and Mrs. Edgar William Garbisch
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown glass; oil paint, paper. Rectangular; distant view of Mt. Vernon framed by foreground of trees with prancing white horse and small dog at left and a Negro with one arm raised in right foreground; red barn visible to left of house; lake with four sailboats to right; sky of blue, pink and yellow behind. Title inscribed in ink on paper at bottom flanked by two black and gilt foliate medallions with a gilt border above. Frame: gilt wood with large shell and foliate brackets mounted on the mitered corners.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Garbisch, Bernice Chrysler (Mrs. Edgar William), Source
1964-10-23
Garbisch, Edgar William, Source
1964-10-23
Color: 
Technique: 
Advertisement (Antiques, v. 112) (1977-07) p. 2;