Original Author: Attributed to Baroness Hyde de Neuville
Medium: Watercolor, pencil, and ink on wove paper
Tombe du grand Washington au Mount Vernon (Tomb of the Great Washington at Mount Vernon”)”””
A young man stands near the open door of George Washington's tomb in this brown watercolor painting attributed to Baroness Hyde de Neuville, the wife of Jean-Guillaume, baron Hyde de Neuville, a French diplomat and politician. The main house at Mount Vernon is visible in the background. The French inscription below the painting indicates that the couple visited the estate on June 22, 1818.