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After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828) Portrait of Scottish Diplomat Caleb Whitefoord (1734-1810)

$3,125$2,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 4240TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 06, 2022 12:00PM

Description:

After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828)

Portrait of Scottish Diplomat Caleb Whitefoord (1734-1810)
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25, in a giltwood and gesso reproduction frame.
Condition: Retouch to face, small areas in background, and to fill craquelure, particularly in the figure's jacket.

Note: A handwritten note on the medial stretcher reads in part: "Caleb Whitefoord/by Gilbert Stuart/The well-known Wit born in/Edinburgh 1734: Secretary to the/British Commission for making/Peace with America, 1782." Adjacent to the note is a 19th century label from famous British art dealers Thomas Agnew & Sons.

A portrait by Gilbert Stuart of this sitter is in the collection of the Montclair (New Jersey) Art Museum.
Estimate $5,000-10,000


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