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GILBERT STUART

GILBERT STUART

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GILBERT STUART

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  1. GILBERT STUART 1755 – 1828 EARLY AMERICAN PAINTER

  2. Focus for Today Painting People Portraits

  3. Our Artist • Gilbert Charles Stuart • Born in Rhode Island in 1755 • He had a gift for painting

  4. Painting was a Primary Art Form

  5. Why did Gilbert Stuart paint? To earn money!!

  6. People Wanted Art • To decorate their homes • To show their family history • To show their wealth • To become more powerful The Skater, William Grant

  7. If you were an artist and wanted to earn money,what would you paint?

  8. Gilbert Stuart painted PORTRAITS

  9. Portraits were Popular • Family members • Government leaders • Church leaders • Everyday people Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

  10. John Quincy Adams

  11. Thomas Jefferson

  12. James & Dolly Madison

  13. George Washington

  14. George Washington

  15. Where is George’s Portrait now?

  16. Where else is George’s portrait?

  17. We’ll Make a Portrait Today