WorldCat Identities

Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828

Overview
Works: 774 works in 946 publications in 2 languages and 13,010 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Catalogs  Military history  Maps  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist, Translator
Classifications: ND237.S8, B
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about  Gilbert Stuart Publications about Gilbert Stuart
Publications by  Gilbert Stuart Publications by Gilbert Stuart
posthumous Publications by Gilbert Stuart, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gilbert Stuart
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Gilbert Stuart
Gilbert Stuart by Carrie Rebora Barratt ( Book )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The organization of this study follows Stuart through the eight cities in which he worked: Newport and Scotland (1755-75), London (1775-87), Dublin (1787-93), New York (1793-94), Philadelphia (1794-1803), Washington (1803-5), and Boston (1805-28). A short essay about the artist's experience in each city precedes catalogue entries on more than ninety portraits, all illustrated in color. A special section is devoted to Stuart's celebrated portraits of George Washington."--BOOK JACKET
The genius of Gilbert Stuart by Dorinda Evans ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gilbert Stuart was probably the most gifted American portraitist of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He is best known for his "Athenaeum" portrait of George Washington, which is today a national icon. In this book, Dorinda Evans combines a wealth of original insights with revealing new documentation to present a long-needed, scholarly treatment of Stuart's life and influential work." "In assessing Stuart's artistic importance, Evans argues that his 1796 "Athenaeum" portrait of Washington - the most recognized likeness of the president - was a landmark in the expression of contemporary ideas about moral strength. More generally, she shows that Stuart's painting reflected a genius for interpreting the sitter's personality and a growing awareness of painting's public role in conveying uplifting messages about social dignity and virtue. She challenges the view that his later paintings show a decline, revealing many as concerned with expressing the human soul in a fresh and naturalistic way." "Evans also explores Stuart's private life, discounting recent portrayals of him as an outcast and a confidence trickster. She concludes that his notoriously erratic behavior, which veered from prolonged lethargy to reckless activity and extravagance, was a sign of manic-depressive illness. Evans gathers information about Stuart from a wide variety of previously untapped sources, including unpublished interviews with the artist that shed new light on controversies over his portraits of Washington and Thomas Jefferson."--BOOK JACKET
The writings of George Washington by George Washington ( Book )
in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of George Washington, commander in chief of the American forces, during the war which established the independence of his country, and first president of the United States by John Marshall ( )
6 editions published between 1833 and 1840 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two discourses, occasioned by the death of General George Washington, at Mount Vernon, December 14, 1799 by Uzal Ogden ( )
7 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson with a parallel by Stephen Simpson ( )
1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sermons by the late Rev. J.S. Buckminster. : With a memoir of his life and character by J. S Buckminster ( Book )
5 editions published between 1814 and 1815 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of George Washington by Jared Sparks ( Book )
3 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of George Washington (1732-1799), first President of the United States. Vol. 2 contains chapters 21-40, covering the period between the summer of 1776 (and the subsequent winter at Valley Forge) to the death of George Washington after his presidency. Thus this volume covers most of his command of the Revolutionary Army, his chairmanship of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, and his two terms as President. The chapters chiefly deal with his military and political life, rather than his personal life
Works of Fisher Ames by Fisher Ames ( Book )
3 editions published in 1809 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Masterworks of art] from Da Vinci to Picasso ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gives a broad sampling of different artistic styles and periods. Each reproduction lists biographical information and the artist and information concerning the original painting
A history of the United States for families and libraries by Benson John Lossing ( Book )
1 edition published in 1872 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elegant extracts, or, useful and entertaining passages from the best English authors and translations : principally designed for the use of young persons by Vicesimus Knox ( Book )
2 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait of Major-General Henry Knox by Gilbert Stuart ( Book )
1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Washington [portrait] by Gilbert Stuart ( Visual )
and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Washington by Gilbert Stuart : the Lee-Phillips portrait by Frederic Fairchild Sherman ( Book )
1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mécanique céleste by Pierre Simon Laplace ( Book )
in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You are cordially invited to an exhibition of portraits by Gilbert Stuart from May 8th to May 24th, 1919, inclusive by Ehrich Galleries ( )
2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.45 (from 0.07 for George Was ... to 0.96 for Portrait o ...)
Alternative Names
Gilbert Stuart
Stewart, Gilbert
Stewart Gilbert 1755-1828
Stuart, G. 1755-1828
Stuart, G. (Gilbert), 1755-1828
Stuart, Gilbert
Stuart, Gilbert Charles
Stuart, Gilbert Charles, 1755-1828
Languages
English (160)
Achinese (1)
Covers