A portrait of George Washington

Current Exhibitions

George Washington Spotlight: In Collaboration with Historic Smithfield

Friday, January 22, 2021 - Sunday, October 03, 2021

This spotlight exhibition features selections from the Collection of Historic Smithfield in addition to paintings such as Charles Willson Peale’s George Washington at Yorktown, c. 1780-82, and Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe’s companion paintings Siege of Yorktown, 1781 and Surrender at Yorktown, 1786.

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Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington at Yorktown (detail), c. 1780-82, Oil on canvas, Courtesy of a private collection