ARTIST: Charles Peale Polk, American===============================Size: 16x20 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: Polk used his uncle Charles Willson Peale's so-called Convention portrait as the basis for this image; Peale painted the original portrait from life at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. Polk portrayed Washington numerous times from various sources but never from life. In 1790 Polk wrote to Washington requesting a sitting and stating that he had executed fifty portraits of him during the previous year.On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774-----------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.
POSTER: George Washington, ca. 1790 (Artist: Charles Peale Polk) - 16"x20"