George Washngton: A National Treasure

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103 pages; numerous color illustrations of Washington, his portraits, his contemporaries, the various owners of the Landsdowne portrait and others. This book was motivated by the celebrated purchase of the famous Gilbert Stuart portrait which was given as a gift to Marquis of Landsdowne, a British aristocrat. The portrait ever since known as the Landsdowne portrait. Informative history of Washington and Washington's portrait. Previous owner's name, otherwise in fine condition: clean throughout, tight binding.

Title: George Washngton: A National Treasure

Author Name: Christman, C.S. and Ellen G. Miles; Marc Pachter (Foreword); Richard Brookhiser (Inroduction)

Edition: First Edition

ISBN Number: 0295982373

ISBN-13: 9780295982373

Location Published: Washington, D.C. / Seattle, National Portrait Gallery / U. of Washington Press: 2002

Binding: Pictorial Wrappers (softcover)

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 12" x 7.5"

Categories: Art History, History

Seller ID: 005283

Keywords: george washington gilbert stuart portrait landsdowne portrait