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This is a copy of Stuart's Lansdowne portrait of George Washington, hanging in the White House. It can be identified as a copy by the intentionally misspelled "United States" on the book in the lower left. The original is on display in the US National Portrait Gallery.
Probably commissioned by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney for the official American residence, Paris, 1796 (paid for in 1797, but never received); possibly Gardiner Baker, New York, by February 1798; Thomas Long
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