Description This miniature may depict George Washington. Unusually for a miniature this portrait is painted on wood. When it entered the Fink collection it was attributed to James Peale, and was purchased from one of the artist's descendents.
- Revolution! Documents from the American War of Independence. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004.
Provenance Joseph Peale, before 1914, by inheritance; Ernest Lee Parker, 1932 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Ehrich Galleries, New York, 1932; Erskine Hewitt, 1938 [mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On reverse: Portrait of / General George Washington / Painted by Peale
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
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