There isn’t much to guess here. The man looks like General Washington at Valley Forge because it is George Washington. Yes, he does appear to be praying.
My question to you is….would it be ok for me to share this painting with students and discuss the controversy it could cause?
Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think. UPDATE: Check out my explanation for this wordless image here
Still wondering about the dirt road from last week? Read my explanation post here.
View other Wordless images here.