Gilbert Stuart

1755 - 1828

Gilbert Stuart

Gilbert Charles Stuart (born Stewart; December 3, 1755 – July 9, 1828) was an American painter from Rhode Island Colony who is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the George Washington, begun in 1796, that is sometimes referred to as the Athenaeum Portrait. Stuart retained the portrait and used it to paint scores of copies that were commissioned by patrons in America and abroad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gilbert Stuart has received more than 538,798 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,014th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Gilbert Stuart ranks 1,013 out of 1,258Before him are Maria van Oosterwijck, Antonio Ciseri, Antonio Saura, Durdy Bayramov, Dai Jin, and Jean Jouvenet. After him are Aleksander Orłowski, John Singleton Copley, Richard Dadd, Pavel Filonov, Robert Motherwell, and José de Madrazo y Agudo.

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Among people born in 1755, Gilbert Stuart ranks 29Before him are Bertrand Barère, Alemdar Mustafa Pasha, John Flaxman, John Marshall, Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian, and Sarah Siddons. After him are Robert Kerr, Fausto Elhuyar, Stanisław Staszic, Nicolas Fuss, Jacques Labillardière, and Thomas Hardwicke. Among people deceased in 1828, Gilbert Stuart ranks 24Before him are Sineperver Sultan, Lady Caroline Lamb, Leandro Fernández de Moratín, Richard Parkes Bonington, Amalie of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, and Jacques Lauriston. After him are Samuel Frederick Gray, Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles, Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc, Vincenzo Monti, Rachel Jackson, and François Isaac de Rivaz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gilbert Stuart ranks 3,485 out of 12,171Before him are David Boreanaz (1969), Jeff Kinney (1971), David Lee Roth (1954), Rob Cohen (1949), Benjamin Tucker (1854), and Lorraine Gary (1937). After him are Terrence Howard (1969), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), Roderick MacKinnon (1956), Andrew Fire (1959), Don Bluth (1937), and Reuben Fine (1914).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Gilbert Stuart ranks 41Before him are Joseph Cornell (1903), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Winslow Homer (1836), Barbara Kruger (1945), Franz Kline (1910), and Lee Krasner (1908). After him are John Singleton Copley (1738), Robert Motherwell (1915), Max Weber (1881), Richard Estes (1932), John Trumbull (1756), and Benjamin West (1738).