Gilbert Stuart

male / American
North Kingston (Rhode Island) 1755-12-03
Boston (Massachusetts) 1828-07-09
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  • Newport (Rhode Island) 1769 - 1772
    Stuart was vanaf zijn veertiende jaar leerling van de reizende schotse kunstenaar Cosmo Alexander.
  • Edinburgh 1772
    met Alexander, wiens onverwachte dood Stuart terug deed keren naar de V.S.
  • Londen (Engeland) 1775 - 1787
    Stuart werd hier leerling en assistent van de geëmigreerde amerikaanse kunstenaar Benjamin West en klom in twaalf jaar op tot Londens meest vooraanstaande portrettist.
  • Dublin 1787 - 1793
  • New York City 1793 - 1795
  • Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) 1795 - 1803
  • Washington (D.C.) 1803 - 1805
    Stuart vergrootte tussen 1793 en 1805 zijn roem door het portretteren van George Washington, zijn regering en andere politieke leiders.
  • Boston (Massachusetts) 1805 - 1828
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Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2022-03-11


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