Gilbert Stuart

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Lot 8
Gilbert Stuart
American, 1755-1828
Portrait of John Callender, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1820
Oil on canvas
30 1/8 x 25 1/8 inches

Portraits of John Callender and his brother Thomas were inherited by Thomas Callender's daughter and hung in her Rhode Island home in 1879
By 1919 Miss Mary Callender of New York City owned the portrait until 1964
Thence by descent to Mrs. William Woodward, New York
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC by donation from the above (64.33), the work was deaccessioned in 1999

Boston, MA, Museum of Fine Arts, Exhibition of Portraits Painted by Gilbert Stuart, May 4, 1880

Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of his Works, with an Account of his Life by John Hill Morgan and an Appreciation by Royal Cortissoz, New York, 1926, vol. I, p. 198, no. 136

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
Sold for $10,710 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Inpainting throughout the hands, cravat, and face. Craquelure. Glue re-lined.

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Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
Sold for $10,710 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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