TIL that the portrait of George Washington on the one-dollar bill comes from an unfinished portrait containing only his face, called the Athenaeum Portrait.

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Watch the Simpsons for the real story.

forgot_to_reddit

An example of the adage, “quitting while you’re a head.”

UnilateralWithdrawal

I saw this at the MFA in Boston, and so can you! It’s kinda cool to pull out a one dollar bill and compare the portraits.

PartlyDave

Who draws like that? I’ve seen a bunch of Bob Ross in my day, and never… I think someone was doodling and accidentally did a C- job on ol’ George and was like… “Fuck it, I’m done.”

dang_dude_dont

It would be funny if the painting was stopped because Washington said “That looks nothing like me!”

thebarkbarkwoof