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After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828), Portrait of George Washington.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
54
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828),

Portrait of George Washington. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 17 x 11 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Craquelure, scattered wax splatters.

Note: This portrait is a copy of Stuart's famous 1796 Lansdowne Portrait, so named because it was a gift from Pennsylvania senator William Bingham to the Marquis de Lansdowne, an English supporter of American independence. The original now hangs in The National Portrait Gallery.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Gilbert Stuart, George Washington, Senator, Pennsylvania, William Bingham, The National Portrait Gallery, Stuart

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