The Washington Family Metadata

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  • Main Title The Washington Family


  • Artist: Savage, Edward
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: 1761-1817


  • Owner: National Gallery of Art
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Washington, DC, United States


  • Creation: 1789/1796
  • Digitized: 2008-07-01


  • No Language


  • Physical Description: 1 original artwork : oil paint on canvas ; 214 x 285 cm.
  • Content Description: Portrait of the Washington Family, posing around a table that has a map on it. On the left side, a man wearing a yellow and black suit is seated at the table; a young boy is standing next to him with his hand on a globe. On the right side of the painting, an older woman is seated across from the gentleman and a younger woman is standing behind the table, holding a map. A second man is visible behind them.


  • Keyword: oil paint on canvas
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Eighteenth century.
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): painting
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): paintings
  • Keyword: group portraits
  • Keyword: oil paintings
  • Named Person: Washington


  • Name: ARTsource
    Code: UNTART


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Scholars Resource, Inc.
  • Rights Statement: Copyright 2008, Scholars Resource, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Resource Type

  • Artwork


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: Dva-1110
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc8858


  • Display Note: Andrew W. Mellon Collection