Tag Archives: Gilbert Stuart

The Crystal Bridges Museum, designed by Moshe Safdie. Some of the pavilions seem to float on water diverted from a nearby stream.
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American Art, Alice Walton’s Way

The Walmart heiress’s controversial museum opens with an inclusive and even quirky selection of American art that reveals an increasing focus on the present Read More

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The Many Faces of George Washington

Chinese copies of Gilbert Stuart’s portrait of America’s first president were denounced by the artist, desired by collectors—and ended up in some important museums. Read More

Portrait of the Mohawk leader Joseph Brant, 1786. NORTHUMBERLAND ESTATES, ALNWICK/COLLECTION THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND
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Portrait Painter of the Republic

A dazzling Gilbert Stuart retrospective includes paintings never before seen in public. Read More

Did Stuart tell a lie? He denied painting the full-length portrait of Washington in the White House. WHITE HOUSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION/WHITE HOUSE COLLECTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.
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The White House Washington

If Stuart Didn’t Paint It, Who Did? Read More