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Bushrod Washington
Original Author: Henry Benbridge
Created: 1783
Medium: Oil on canvas

Bushrod Washington

Bushrod Washington, the oldest son of George Washington's brother John Augustine Washington and his wife, Hannah Bushrod Washington, is the subject of this portrait by Henry Benbridge executed in 1783. Bushrod Washington commissioned the painting from the Philadelpia artist Benbridge while he was reading law in that city.