The Washington Family, 1789-1796
After the original by Edward Savage
Published by N. Currier
Lithograph depicting George Washington's family George Washington Parke Custis, General George Washington, Eleanor Parke Custis, Martha Washington, from a painting by Edward Savage published by N. Currier, # 2 Spruce St., NY, 1838-1847.
Versions of the original Savage image were created by numerous artists and sold and distributed across the country. The oil on canvas painting is at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. As the boy standing next to Washington, Custis had unprecedented celebrity as the first presidential son (actually step-grandson) in American history.
Paper. L 62.5, W 80 cm
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, ARHO 121