Houdon, Jean-Antoine (1741-1828) (after); French. Medium: bronze. Date: 20th Century. Washington (1732-99); first president of the USA (1789-97) and Commander and Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83); bronze replica of Houdon's marble statue of George Washington at Richmond, Va.; presented by Virginia, and unveiled in 1921 to the right of the entrance to the National Gallery; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.