National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of George Washington Gilbert Stuart (painter)
American, 1755 - 1828
George Washington, c. 1821
oil on wood
overall: 67 x 55 cm (26 3/8 x 21 5/8 in.)
Gift of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge IV in memory of his great-grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, his grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge II, and his father, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge III
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From the Tour: Gilbert Stuart Paints the First Five Presidents
Object 1 of 5

Exhibition History

American Academy of the Fine Arts, New York, 1832, no. 10
Exhibition of Select Paintings, by Modern Artists, principally American, and living, under the Direction of a Committee of Amateurs, Stuyvesant Institute, New York, 1838, no. 195
Banquet held at City Hall, New York, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Washington's inauguration, 1839
The Washington Exhibition in aid of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, at the American Art-Union Gallery, New York, 1853, no. 47
First Annual Exhibition of the Washington Art Association, Washington, D.C., 1857, no. 98
Third Annual Exhibition at the Gallery of the Fine Art Institute, Artists' Fund Society, New York, 1862, no. 178
Revolutionary Relics Exhibited at No. 56, Beacon Street, Ladies' Centennial Commission, Boston, 1875, no. 109
Exhibition of Portraits Painted by Gilbert Stuart, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1880, no. 204
Loan Exhibition of Early American Portraits, The Boston Art Club, Massachusetts, 1911, no. 42
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1921, 1926-1931, 1936-1943, 1946-1959 (on loan)
Loan Exhibition of Early American Furniture and the Decorative Crafts for the Benefit of Free Hospital for Women, Brookline, Mass., Park Square Building, Boston, 1925, no. 341
Gilbert Stuart Memorial Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1928, no. 77
George Washington Bicentennial Historical Loan Exhibition of Portraits of George Washington and his Associates, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 1932, no. 29
The Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Exhibition: 1743-1943, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1943, no. 34
Gilbert Stuart: Painter of Presidents, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, 1975-1976, no cat.
Zeichen der Freiheit: Das Bild der Republik in der Kunst des 16. bis 20. Jahrhunderts [Emblems of Liberty: The Image of the Republic in the Art of the 16th to the 20th Century], Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland, 1991, no. 324a, repro.

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