Portrait of Francis Fauquier

Description (Brief)
Gerome Ferris initialed this pencil sketch showing Francis Fauquier, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia at the time of Washington’s marriage in 1759. Most of the sketches and notes associated with Ferris’s painting, Here Comes the Bride, 1759, were not signed. Fauquier appears in the foreground of the finished work.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
20th century
original artist
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
paper (sheet material)
graphite (image material)
sheet: 21.5 cm x 18 cm; 8 7/16 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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