10 Gilbert Stuart Paintings of Famous Americans

10. John Adams

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleJohn AdamsDatedc. 1800/1815ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 73.7 x 61 cm (29 x 24 in.) framed: 97.5 x 84.5 x 10.8 cm (38 3/8 x 33 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)Accession No.1954.7.1CreditGift of Mrs. Robert Homans Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleJohn AdamsDatedc. 1800/1815ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 73.7 x 61 cm (29 x 24 in.) framed: 97.5 x 84.5 x 10.8 cm (38 3/8 x 33 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)Accession No.1954.7.1CreditGift of Mrs. Robert Homans
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

9. James Madison

 

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleJames MadisonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 65.3 x 54.3 cm (25 11/16 x 21 3/8 in.) framed: 88.9 x 79.4 x 12.1 cm (35 x 31 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Accession No.1979.4.2CreditAilsa Mellon Bruce Fund Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleJames MadisonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 65.3 x 54.3 cm (25 11/16 x 21 3/8 in.) framed: 88.9 x 79.4 x 12.1 cm (35 x 31 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Accession No.1979.4.2CreditAilsa Mellon Bruce Fund
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

8. Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis(Washington’s granddaughter)

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleEleanor Parke Custis Lewis (Mrs. Lawrence Lewis)Dated1804ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 73.7 x 61.6 cm (29 x 24 1/4 in.) framed: 87.6 x 74 x 5.1 cm (34 1/2 x 29 1/8 x 2 in.)Accession No.1974.108.1CreditGift of H. H. Walker Lewis in memory of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. S. Lewis Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleEleanor Parke Custis Lewis (Mrs. Lawrence Lewis)Dated1804ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 73.7 x 61.6 cm (29 x 24 1/4 in.) framed: 87.6 x 74 x 5.1 cm (34 1/2 x 29 1/8 x 2 in.)Accession No.1974.108.1CreditGift of H. H. Walker Lewis in memory of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. S. Lewis
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

7. Thomas Jefferson

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleThomas JeffersonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 66 x 54.5 cm (26 x 21 7/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 79.4 x 10.2 cm (35 1/2 x 31 1/4 x 4 in.)Accession No.1986.71.1CreditGift 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 ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleThomas JeffersonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 66 x 54.5 cm (26 x 21 7/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 79.4 x 10.2 cm (35 1/2 x 31 1/4 x 4 in.)Accession No.1986.71.1CreditGift 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
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleThomas JeffersonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 66 x 54.5 cm (26 x 21 7/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 79.4 x 10.2 cm (35 1/2 x 31 1/4 x 4 in.) Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

 6. Sarah Homes Tappan

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleSarah Homes Tappan (Mrs. Benjamin Tappan)Dated1814ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 72.8 x 58.6 cm (28 11/16 x 23 1/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 78.7 x 8.3 cm (35 1/2 x 31 x 3 1/4 in.)Accession No.1970.34.3CreditGift of Lady Vereker  Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleSarah Homes Tappan (Mrs. Benjamin Tappan)Dated1814ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 72.8 x 58.6 cm (28 11/16 x 23 1/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 78.7 x 8.3 cm (35 1/2 x 31 x 3 1/4 in.)Accession No.1970.34.3CreditGift of Lady Vereker
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

 

5. James Monroe

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleJames MonroeDatedc. 1817ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 64.8 x 55 cm (25 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)Accession No.1979.4.3CreditAilsa Mellon Bruce Fund  Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleJames MonroeDatedc. 1817ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 64.8 x 55 cm (25 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)Accession No.1979.4.3CreditAilsa Mellon Bruce Fund
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

4.Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleAbigail Smith Adams (Mrs. John Adams)Dated1800/1815ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 73.4 x 59.7 cm (28 7/8 x 23 1/2 in.) framed: 97.5 x 84.8 x 10.8 cm (38 3/8 x 33 3/8 x 4 1/4 in.)Accession No.1954.7.2CreditGift of Mrs. Robert Homans, Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

3. Sir John Dick

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleSir John DickDated1783ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 91.8 x 71.4 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/8 in.) framed: 109.9 x 89.5 x 6.4 cm (43 1/4 x 35 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)Accession No.1954.1.10CreditAndrew W. Mellon Collection  Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleSir John DickDated1783ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 91.8 x 71.4 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/8 in.) framed: 109.9 x 89.5 x 6.4 cm (43 1/4 x 35 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)Accession No.1954.1.10CreditAndrew W. Mellon Collection
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

2. Samuel Alleyne Otis

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleSamuel Alleyne OtisDated1811/1813ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 71.6 x 57.8 cm (28 3/16 x 22 3/4 in.) framed: 91.4 x 77.5 x 10.2 cm (36 x 30 1/2 x 4 in.)Accession No.1980.11.2CreditGift of the Honorable and Mrs. Robert H. Thayer
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleSamuel Alleyne OtisDated1811/1813ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 71.6 x 57.8 cm (28 3/16 x 22 3/4 in.) framed: 91.4 x 77.5 x 10.2 cm (36 x 30 1/2 x 4 in.)Accession No.1980.11.2CreditGift of the Honorable and Mrs. Robert H. Thayer

1. George Washington

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleGeorge WashingtonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 67 x 55 cm (26 3/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Accession No.1979.5.1CreditGift 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  Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 – 1828TitleGeorge WashingtonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 67 x 55 cm (26 3/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Accession No.1979.5.1CreditGift 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
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

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