Daniel Huntington, Lady Washington's Reception (Republican Court), 1861, oil on canvas

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Title

Daniel Huntington, Lady Washington's Reception (Republican Court), 1861, oil on canvas

Subject

Martha Washington as first lady

Description

This 1861 painting by noted American portraitist Daniel Huntington was titled The Republican Court. (When it was published as a mass-marketed engraving, the title was changed to Lady Washingtonn’s Reception.) The painting is an idealized portrayal of the weekly gatherings hosted by Martha Washington during the years of George Washington’s presidency (image courtesy Brooklyn Museum of Art).

Creator

Daniel Huntington

Date

1861

Rights

Brooklyn Museum of Art

Language

eng

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Citation

Huntington, Daniel. Lady Washington's Reception. Oil on canvas, 66 x 1091/16". Brooklyn Museum of Art. Catalog of American Portraits reference number: 39.536.1 BMA.

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How to Cite this Item

Daniel Huntington, "Daniel Huntington, Lady Washington's Reception (Republican Court), 1861, oil on canvas," in Martha Washington, Item #6, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/6 (accessed September 2, 2014).