Gilbert Stuart’s Portrait of George Washington

March 26, 2015 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

George Washington by Gilbert Stuart

When one thinks of America’s first president, George Washington, the image that likely comes to mind is the likeness captured by American painter Gilbert Stuart. After all, his “Portrait of George Washington” – also known as “The Athenaeum Portrait” – became the basis for the image on the American one dollar bill…

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