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Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828)
JONATHAN AMORY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
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1075
Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828)
JONATHAN AMORY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828)
JONATHAN AMORY

Provenance

Caroline S. Amory (the sitter's daughter), Boston, Massachusetts;
Arthur Amory Eckley (her son);
Susan Hammond Thwing (his wife);
Arthur Heathfield, Esq. (her nephew), Paris, France;
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1913 (acquired from the above);
Robinson & Farr, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1920 (acquired from the above);
Marvin Sadik Fine Arts, Scarborough, Maine;
Private collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 1, 2004, sale 8032, lot 117);
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale.

Exhibited

Boston, Massachusetts, Exhibition of Stuart's Portraits, 1828, no. 179;
Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Athenaeum, 1866, 1867, 1869;
Providence, Rhode Island, Rhode Island School of Design, 1914;
Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, Inaugural Exhibition, 1916.

Literature

George C. Mason, The Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart, (New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1879), p. 129;
"The Humane Society of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts," (Boston, MA, 1918), illustrated opp. p. 76;
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of His Works, (New York, William Edwin Rudge, 1926), vol. I, no. 18, p. 102; vol. III, illustrated p. 10.

Catalogue Note

Jonathan Amory was a merchant from Boston, Massachusetts. This portrait was likely painted shortly before he sailed to Europe with his family in 1810. 

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