Artworks in Arcadja1
Some works of Jeremiah PaulExtracted between 1 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Auction: Sotheby's -May 19, 2010 - New YorkLot number: 84
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LOT 84 PROPERTY OF THE JAMES S. COPLEY LIBRARY AFTER JEREMIAH PAUL 1761 - 1820 GEORGE WASHINGTON LEAVING HIS FAMILY 25,000—35,000 USD measurements measurements 46 by 67 in. alternate measurements (116.8 by 170.2 cm) Description oil on canvas PROVENANCE Hirschl & Alder Galleries, New York, by 1978Acquired by the present owner from the above CATALOGUE NOTE Jeremiah Paul's 1798 painting of George Washington Leaving hisFamily was sent to England in 1800 to be copied by engraver EdwardBell. Numerous copies of the engraved scene were produced duringthe nineteenth century, each exhibiting distinct differences inbackground, pose, coloration and shading. An old inscription on the reverse reads "This is a portrait ofGeneral George Washington and his wife Martha. Her daughter...[undecipherable] ... Her son Jacky Custis ... To the right isBilly Lee, the General's faithful Negro servant."