News about Gilbert Stuart
Hail to the Chief! Keno to sell Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington
NEW YORK – Keno Auctions will hold its Boutique Winter Auction on Jan. 24 starting at 1 p.m. Eastern. The highlights include a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington, circa 1796, and a colorful work by American Impressionist Richard Edward Miller.
Gilbert Stuart Geo. Washington portrait tops $1M at Dallas Auction Gallery
DALLAS – Dallas Auction Gallery exceeded all expectations for the Sam Wyly Art Collection, totaling more than $5 million for the 119 lots. The auction on Nov. 4 had a sell-through rate of 93 percent and achieved 25 percent over the high estimate for all sold lots.
Conservation transforms early Gilbert Stuart portraits
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sixteen paintings by American artist Gilbert Stuart of some of the nation’s founding fathers and other figures are showing their true colors for the first time in decades through a major conservation project at the National Gallery of Art. The project is restoring the original appearance of Stuart’s portraits of people including […]
Attributed Gilbert Stuart portrait to head Auctions Neapolitan sale, July 25
NAPLES, Fla. – An early 19th-century portrait attributed to Gilbert Stuart heads Auctions Neapolitan’s sale July 25. Stuart, one of America’s foremost portraitists, is famous for his unfinished portrait of George Washington. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding. A nameplate on the original frame identifies the subject as Cyrus Blake and is dated 1800. The […]