Edward Savage, The Washington Family, engraving after the original, c. 1789-1790

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Title

Edward Savage, The Washington Family, engraving after the original, c. 1789-1790

Subject

Portraits

Description

Edward Savage’s iconic portrait of the Washington Family was originally painted c. 1789-1790. George Washington purchased two engravings of the painting to display at Mount Vernon (one of which is pictured here). It portrays George and Martha Washington, two of Martha’s grandchildren, George Washington Parke Custis and Eleanor Parke Custis, and George’s body servant, a black slave named William “Billy” Lee (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

Edward Savage

Rights

Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

Language

eng

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Original Format

engraving

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Collection

How to Cite this Item

Edward Savage, "Edward Savage, The Washington Family, engraving after the original, c. 1789-1790," in Martha Washington, Item #83, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/83 (accessed September 25, 2017).