ARTIST: Jacques Kuyper
 
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Size: 24x36 inches
Substrate: Premium Matte paper
Bleed: Full bleed, image goes edge to edge
 
Why all the posters of Washington: Working on a series for posterattic.com on artwork, portraits and jewelry created during George Washington's lifetime. We well be putting up as much as time allows. Take a look!
 
About This Piece: Jacques Kuyper produced this drawing as a frontispiece design for the printed edition of a eulogy composed upon the death of George Washington by the Dutch writer, philosopher, and lawyer Johannes Kinker (1764-1845). The image appears to be an allegory of the creation of the eulogy, written in the form of a lyric poem—both ode and lament. The female figure seated beside Washington’s tomb holds a writing implement and a tablet, seemingly pausing t