Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828) Captain John MacBride (c. 1735-1800)
- Sold for:
- American & European Works of Art - 2609B
- Date / Time :
- September 07, 2012 12:00PM
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828)
Captain John MacBride (c. 1735-1800), c. 1785
Inscribed "Stewart Pinxt 1785" in ink in a period hand on the stretcher, with a labe
l from Julius H. Weitzner, New York and London, affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 3/4 in. (76.2 x 62.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, skinning, varnish inconsistencies.
Provenance: A prominent Cincinnati, Ohio, collector.
N.B. The present work closely relates to a 1788 portrait of Captain MacBride formerly owned by Paul Mellon now in the Yale Center for British Art collection.