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By the time he settled in Boston in 1803, Gilbert Stuart had become America's preeminent artist, widely celebrated for his portraits of George Washington. After a promising beginning, Stuart had gone to London where he studied for five years with Benjamin West, president of the Royal Academy....

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Provenance

The artist; by descent to Mrs. George Hollingsworth, Milton, Mass., daughter of the sitter; to MFA, 1916, bequest of Mrs. George Hollingsworth.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. George (Polly R.) Hollingsworth

1812–14

Dimensions

66.99 x 53.97 cm (26 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16.106

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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