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image of George Washington (Vaughan portrait) Gilbert Stuart (painter)
American, 1755 - 1828
George Washington (Vaughan portrait), 1795
oil on canvas
overall: 73 x 60.5 cm (28 3/4 x 23 13/16 in.) framed: 100.3 x 87.3 cm (39 1/2 x 34 3/8 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1942.8.27
Not on View
From the Tour: Gilbert Stuart
Object 3 of 5

Exhibition History

1880
Exhibition of Portraits Painted by Gilbert Stuart, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1880, no. 262
1887
Loan Exhibition of Historical Portraits, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1887-1888, no. 448
1889
Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington; Loan Exhibition of Historical Portraits and Relics, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 1889, no. 30
1926
A Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Early American Portrait Painters, The Century Association, New York, 1926, no. 1.
1928
Portraits by Early American Artists of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Collected by Thomas B. Clarke, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1928-1931, unnumbered and unpaginated catalogue.
1929
Exhibition of Historical Portraits, 1585-1830, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, 1929, unnumbered
1932
George Washington Bicentennial Historical Loan Exhibition of Portraits of George Washington and his Associates, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1932, no. 12
1940
Masterpieces of Art. European & American Paintings 1500-1900, New York World's Fair, 1940, no. 181.
1944
Gilbert Stuart: Portraits Lent by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1944-1945, no. 12
1946
American Painting from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, Tate Gallery, London, 1946, no. 203
1967
Gilbert Stuart, Portraitist of the Young Republic, 1755-1828, National Gallery of Art; Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1967, no. 27
1968
Presidential Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 1968, unnumbered
1972
Harry D.M. Grier Memorial Loan Exhibition, The Frick Collection, New York, 1972, no. 11
2004
Gilbert Stuart, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; National Gallery of Art (for the National Portrait Gallery), Washington, D.C., 2004-2005, no. 35, repro.

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