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Title: George Washington
Creator: Gilbert Stuart
Date created: 1797
Provenance: 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