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Italy in the White House: Bust of President George Washington

Italy in the White House: Bust of President George Washington

Artist
Giuseppe Ceracchi
Date of Work
Modeled c. 1790-94, Carved c. 1815
Medium
Bust
Credit
White House Collection\White House Historical Association

Italy in the White House: Bust of President George Washington

Neo-classical Italian sculptor Giuseppe Ceracchi produced busts of many leaders of the American Revolution including John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington. This bust of President George Washington was completed during the first half of the 1790s and is part of the White House Collection.

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