Martha Washington

This image is based on John Wollaston's portrait of Martha Washington and hand-colored by Mrs. R.E. Lee.

Mrs. Lee was a gifted artist. Inspired by her father, she was a passionate but self-taught painter. This image shows how Mrs. Lee continued her father’s work of preserving and promoting the Washington legacy.

Paper, glass, metal. W 6.3, L 10.3 cm
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, ARHO 3560