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George Washington, Front View, from Oeuvre de Canova

A work made of engraving in black on ivory wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1817

Artist:

Angelo Bertini (Italian, born 1783)
after a drawing by Giovanni Tognolli (Italian, 1786-1862)
after the sculpture of Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Antonio Canova

Title

George Washington, Front View, from Oeuvre de Canova

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1817

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Plate: 45 × 32.5 cm (17 3/4 × 12 13/16 in.); Sheet: 86 × 62 cm (33 7/8 × 24 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

John H. Wrenn Memorial and Everett D. Graff endowment funds

Reference Number

2021.51

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