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
1979.5.1
On View
From the Tour: Gilbert Stuart Paints the First Five Presidents
Object 1 of 5

1879Mason, George C. The Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart. New York, 1879: 111-112.
1880"Portraits Painted by Stuart...taken from Mason's Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart." In Exhibition of Portraits Painted by Gilbert Stuart. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1880: 26.
1892Bowen, Clarence W., ed. The History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington. New York, 1892: 98, repro. opp. 150, 484, 542, no. 29.
1923Fielding 1923, 175, no. 54.
1926Park 1926, 874, no. 55, repro.
1931Swan, Mabel Munson. "The 'American Kings'." Antiques 19, no. 4 (April 1931): 278-281, repro.
1931Morgan & Fielding 1931, 285, no. 54.
1932Eisen 1932, 1:171.
1933Gibbs, George. The Gibbs Family of Rhode Island and Some Related Families. New York: 148-149.
1940Swan, Mabel Munson. The Athenaeum Gallery, 1827-1873. Boston, 1940: 69.
1979Gustafson, Eleanor H. "Museum Accessions." Antiques 115, no. 5 (May 1979): 976-978, color repro.
1980Brown, J. Carter. "Five Gilbert Stuart Portraits At The National Gallery of Art Link Charlottesville To New England--The Coolidge Connection." The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia (23 September 1980): 10-11.
1980Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 8, repro.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 237, repro.
1988Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 10, repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 355, repro.
1995Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 265-266, 268-270, 273, color repro. 271.
2004Barratt, Carrie Rebora, and Ellen G. Miles. Gilbert Stuart. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (for the National Portrait Gallery). New York, New Haven, and London, 2004: 162, 313, fig. 103.

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