Seated Baby

1775–1828
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828)


Dimensions

Sight: 18.5 x 11.8 cm (7 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.295

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil heightened with white

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Original mount transferred to back of frame, inscribed: "Drawn by Gilbert Stewart on a visit to Dr. Waterhouse at Lambeth* where he sometimes retired with the latter in the year 1777. *This was a neat country box belonging to the Fothergill family and within sound of the music of vauxhall"

Provenance

Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse; Elizabeth Waterhouse Ware; Mary Elizabeth Ware; Malcolm C. Ware; Marian W. Balch, Charles P. Ware and Donald Ware

Credit Line

Gift of Marian W. Balch and Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr.