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Artist:
Peale, Charles Wilson  Search this
Subject:
Stuart, Gilbert  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 153
The great American Artist. When an English Ambassador was leaving England for America, he called on WEST and asked him to recommend a portrait painter. "Where are you going*" "To the United States." "There, Sir, you will find the best portrait painter in the world, and his name is GILBERT STUART," said West. Arvine's Cyclopedia, page 484. [P. 18.]
Catalogue of the National Portrait and Historical Gallery, Illustrative of American History. Formerly belonging to Peale's Museum, Philadelphia, now exhibiting at Independence Hall, on Fourth Street, between Walnut and Vine, Cincinnati. Incorporated by Act of General Assembly. Cincinnati: Gazette Company Print. 1852.
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Art--Artist  Search this
Control number:
AECI 02210152
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_43971