Memorial for George Washington, (painting).
Folwell, Samuel, ca. 1768-ca. 1813, painter. (attributed to)
Watercolor and chopped hair on ivory.
1 7/8 x 1 5/16 in. (4.8 x 3.3 cm)
A full-length female figure sits beside
Washington's tomb under a willow tree
Primitive -- Mourning
Homage -- Washington, George
Figure female -- Full length
Architecture -- Monument -- Gravestone
Landscape -- Tree -- Willow Tree
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 Accession Number: 1940.537
Frank, Robin Jaffee, "Love and loss: American portrait and mourning miniatures," New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 2000, no. 58.
"A checklist of American paintings at Yale University," New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1982, no. 1938m.
Frank, Robin Jaffee, "Love and loss: American portrait and mourning miniatures," New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 2000, pg. 111
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