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Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828

Works: 946 works in 1,255 publications in 2 languages and 14,487 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies  Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  Catalogs  Sources  Portraits  Pictorial works  Maps 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Printer
Classifications: ND237.S8, 759.13
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Gilbert Stuart by Carrie Rebora Barratt( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most successful and resourceful portraitist of America's early national period, Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) possessed enormous natural talent, which he devoted to the representation of human likeness and character, bringing his witty and irascible manner to bear on each of his works, including his incisive portraits of George Washington. This publication accompanies a retrospective exhibition of Stuart's work, the first since 1967, and takes the standpoint that investigation of Stuart's sitters reveals the artist's practice of portraiture. His clients were facilitators of his progress, and knowledge of them is crucial to interpreting the artist's unique talents
The genius of Gilbert Stuart by Dorinda Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 671 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."--Jacket
The writings of George Washington : being his correspondence, addresses, messages, and other papers official and private : selected and published from the original manuscripts : with a life of the author, notes, and illustrations by George Washington( Book )

in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the seventh book in the 12-volume set of George Washington's writings. This volume features his letters to Philip Schuyler, Baron Steuben and others
Two discourses, occasioned by the death of General George Washington, at Mount Vernon, December 14, 1799 by Uzal Ogden( )

10 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson : with a parallel ... by Stephen Simpson( )

2 editions published in 1833 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sermons by J. S Buckminster( Book )

3 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and topography; of the United States by John Howard Hinton( Book )

in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of George Washington by Jared Sparks( Book )

4 editions published between 1839 and 1844 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Halloween approaches, the three Malloy sisters find themselves continually trying to get even with the four Hatford brothers, who have been playing tricks on them since the Malloys moved from Ohio to West Virginia. Sequel to "The Boys Start the War."
Works of Fisher Ames by Fisher Ames( Book )

3 editions published in 1809 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and topography of the United States of North America : brought down from the earliest period ... by John Howard Hinton( Book )

in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Joseph Brant-Thayendanegea, including the border wars of the American Revolution and sketches of the Indian campaigns of Generals Harmar, St. Clair, and Wayne; and other matters connected with the Indian relations of the United States and Great Britain, from the peace of 1783 to the Indian peace of 1795 by William L Stone( Book )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Joseph Brant's life examines his role in the Indian Wars during the American Revolution
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 )

3 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Masterworks of art] from Da Vinci to Picasso( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 11 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
Mécanique céleste by Pierre Simon Laplace( Book )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First edition of the first complete English translation, limited to 250 copies. In the original edition of the Traité de Mécanique Céleste, Laplace codified and developed the theories and achievements of Newton, Euler, d'Alembert, and Lagrange. He showed that the universe was really a great self-regulating machine and the whole solar system could continue on its existing plan for an immense period of time. This was a long step forward from the Newtonian uncertainties in this respect. Bowditch (1773-1838), undertook the translation of Laplace's great book in order to supply steps omitted from the original text, to incorporate later results into the translation, and to give credits omitted by Laplace. In the translation and extensive commentary, Bowditch sought to make Laplace's extremely difficult text more accessible. "Outside of France, particularly in English-speaking countries, Bowditch's edition, rather than the original, was often the means of learning about the mechanics of the heavens."D.S.B., II, p. 368. Bowditch published this large work at his own expense. The biography of him in Vol. IV, prepared by his son Henry Ingersoll Bowditch, remains the best to this day
The central North Island passive seismic experiment by Martin Reyners( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twelve stars of our republic : our nation's gift-book to her young citizens ; elegantly illustrated by Edwin Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert Stuart, portraitist of the young republic, 1755-1828 by National Gallery of Art (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gilbert Stuart
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The genius of Gilbert Stuart