ARTIST: Étienne Pallière, French===============================Size: 22x28 inchesSubstrate: Premium Matte paperBleed: 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: This large chalk drawing is one of two attributed to Pallière in The Met collection. They likely served as preparatory studies for an allegorical work that has not survived, created perhaps for a commemorative ceremony in Paris soon after the president’s death. Victory carries Washington into heaven while Fame, depicted twice, announces his accomplishments by trumpet and inscribes them on a pillar. At right the god Zeus’s chains have been loosened. Mourning figures on the left represent the Monarchy, Liberty, America, and Atropos, the Fate said to cut the thread of life. America, ambiguous in gender and wearing a feather skirt and headdress, bears a physiognomic resemblance to Native Americans.On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 773-----------This image is part of The Met's Open Access Images program and has a "CC0 Public Domain Designation." This image will be printed with the highest of standards. If for some reason you do not like it (but you will!), full refunds are offered.Please check my little poster boutique store for hundreds of prints like this as well as some original designs.Thank you for visiting. This a beautiful piece.Printed upon order.
Apotheosis of George Washington,1799 (Artist:Étienne Pallière) - 22"x28"