Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.116
People
Unidentified Artist
After Gilbert Stuart, American (North Kingstown, RI 1755 - 1828 Boston, MA)
Previously attributed to Gilbert Stuart, American (North Kingstown, RI 1755 - 1828 Boston, MA)
Title
George Washington (1732-1799)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1820-1830
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311848
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
74.5 x 61.5 cm (29 5/16 x 24 3/16 in.)
framed: 93.3 x 80.6 x 8.9 cm (36 3/4 x 31 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)
Provenance
James William Wallack, Boston; to his son Lester Wallack, 1864; to his wife, Mrs. Lester Wallack, 1888; to Samuel Putnam Avery, 1888; to Daniel Fuller Appleton; to his son Francis Randall Appleton, Harvard class of 1875, 1902; his bequest to his wife Fanny L. Appleton, 1929; her gift to her son Francis R. Appleton, Jr., Harvard class of 1907, 1932; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Francis R. Appleton, Jr. Class of 1907, in memory of Francis R. Appleton, Class of 1875
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.116
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Mantle Fielding, Gilbert Stuart's Portraits of Washington (1923), no. 66

Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An lllustrated Descriptive List of His Works, vol. I - IV, W. E. Rudge (New York, NY, 1926), vol. II, p. 879, no. 67

John Hill Morgan and Mantle Fielding, The Life Portraits of Washington and their Replicas, Lancaster Press, Inc. (Lancaster, PA, 1931), pp. 291-292, no. 66

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 467-68, cat. 433, ill.

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