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BENOIT LOUIS PREVOST (1735-c. 1804/1809)
after Pierre Eugene duSimitière (c. 1736-1784)

Line engraving, 1781
Height 16.2, sub height 13.4, width 8.7, diameter 6.4 cm

 

Boglewood: 1602
Hart:  68


[Version I, borders trimmed.]



[Version II]
 

Source image:
Pierre Eugene duSimitière,
Pencil on paper (1779).

 

Text:
G. Washington. / Drawn from the life by Du Simetiere in Philadelphia.--Engraved by B. L. Prevost at Parice / No. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Version I:  As shown, without title on base and with "Du Simitier" instead of "Du Simetiere" in text.
Version II:  As shown.
  Collection:  Boston Athenaeum.

Published in:  Pierre Eugene du Simitière, Portraits des Généreaux; Ministres et Magistrats que se sont rendu celebres dans le Revolution des Treize États-unis de l'Amerique Septentional (Paris, 1781).

Notes:
  The original plate for this engraving was located in 1868 and additional modern copies were struck on paper which differs from that of the original edition. (Morgan-Mantle)

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