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Gilbert Stuart

1848
Designed by Salathiel Ellis (American, 1806–about 1870), Engraved by Charles Cushing Wright (American, 1796–1857)


Catalogue Raisonné

Storer 2042

Accession Number

98.1598

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Storer: “Stuart”
Vermeule: “Holed at the top. Obv: Bust of Gilbert Stuart to the left. GILBERT STUART, Below, C C WRIGHT F. / ELLIS DEL.Rev: Fame crowns a painter and a sculptor. She stands on a three-stepped podium and leans her left arm on a large shield on an urn. She holds two extra wreaths on her left arm. they advance onto the first step, holding the tools of their trades in their hands. AMERICAN ART-UNION / date 1848 on the first step. DUGGAN DEL and engraved in script C C WRIGHT below the date.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society