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Stuart, Gilbert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00177288
Stuart, Gilbert

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 3 December 1755, in North Kingston (Rhode Island); died 9 July 1828, in Boston.

Painter. Portraits.

Gilbert Stuart was the son of a snuff-grinder and grew up in Newport, Rhode Island. His early talent for drawing led to commissions to paint animals such as ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art ; 18th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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