Depictions of Wythe
As a signer of the Declaration of Independence, George Wythe's portrait was much sought after by artists.
Images of George Wythe
Miniature by Henry Benbridge (c. 1770). Original at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, Louisiana.
Pencil sketch from life, by John Trumbull, in Williamsburg (1791). Image courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
William Bache silhouette (1804). From Shades of Our Ancestors, by Alice Van Leer Carrick (1928).
William Satchwell Leney etching (1807). Original at the Virginia Historical Society.
Detail from John Trumbull's painting, Declaration of Independence (1818). Original at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.
J.B. Longacre etching (1823), after Leney. From John Sanderson's Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence (vol. 2).
Lossing illustration (1859). Image courtesy of the New York Public Library.
William Bryan Hall (1868). Image courtesy of the New York Public Library.
Brotherhead illustration (1872). From The Centennial Book of the Signers.
John Ferguson Weir painting (1876), after John Trumbull. Image from History of the Portrait Collection, Independence National Historical Park, (2001). Original at Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia.
Erekson lithograph (1876). Original at the Library of Congress.
Rosenthal, after Leney (1888). Image courtesy of the New York Public Library.
From the National Cyclopædia of American Biography (1893).
Portrait by William H. Crossman (1927), after John Trumbull. Original with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia.
Marble bust by Felix de Weldon (1954), College of William & Mary Law School.