Igor V. Babailov, Hon.RAA, KStA

Recent Official Portraits

George Washington

First President of the United States of America

NEW Portrait of George Washington -My Beloved Country!- , by master portrait painter Igor Babailov. It is based on the most accurate likeness of George Washington, depicted in his sculpture by Jean-Antoine Houdon. Collection: Mount Vernon Museum, Mount Vernon, Virginia.

"My Beloved Country!"  ~ George Washington

(28" x 22", Oil on Canvas)

Original Portrait Concept & Composition by Igor V. Babailov

This NEW Portrait of George Washington was created by Igor Babailov, following his intensive historic research on the true likeness of G. Washington. Consequently, this portrait painting was inspired by and based on the most accurate likeness of George Washington, which was captured in his official statue by the great French sculptor, Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741- 1828). 

George Washington - Houdon - Babailov. Creation of the Portrait of George Washington, by Igor Babailov. Mount Vernon Museum, Mount Vernon, VA.

Igor Babailov used his expertise to transform sculpted likeness of George Washington into his portrait painting.

George Washington's Mount Vernon Museum

Portrait of George Washington by Igor Babailov at Mount Vernon Museum.
Official Unveiling of the NEW Portrait of George Washington, by master portrait painter Igor Babailov. It is based on the most accurate likeness of George Washington, depicted in his statue by Jean-Antoine Houdon. Collection: Mount Vernon Museum, Mount Vernon, Virginia.

Official induction of the Portrait into George Washington's Mount Vernon Museum, July 4, 2009

"We will take great pride in displaying your work for generations to come!" 

~  James C. Rees

Executive Director, George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Museum, Mount Vernon, Virginia  

Mount Vernon Lunch and Fellowship with Igor V. Babailov

George Washington's Mount Vernon - Fellowship with Igor Babailov, lecture on the likenesses of George Washington
George Washington's Mount Vernon - Fellowship with Igor Babailov, president Douglas Bradburn
George Washington's Mount Vernon - Fellowship with Igor Babailov
George Washington's Mount Vernon - Fellowship with Igor Babailov, portrait demonstration from life

George Washington's Mount Vernon Presidential Award 

Igor Babailov - George Washington Award - back
Igor Babailov - George Washington Award - front
Washington Award - Douglas Bradburn, president of Mount Vernon and Igor Babailov
Igor Babailov's Washington Portrait at Mount Vernon

Portrait of George Washington

by Igor Babailov.  

Collection: Mount Vernon. 

Presented on behalf of George Washington by Douglas Bradburn, the President of Mount Vernon. 

The Sons of the American Revolution

Sons of the American Revolution _edited_
George Washington presentation by Igor Babailov to the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Washington lecture by Igor Babailov at the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Igor Babailov's Portrait of George Washington at Mount Vernon Museum
Mount Vernon, home of George Washington

Official Collection:  George Washington's Mount Vernon Museum

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