Obviously influenced by if not by Gilbert Stuart. A beautiful oil on canvas of an American gentleman. A lawyer, merchant or architect, handsome and scholarly. Holding a scroll in hold which reads “Petition Against the British Tax on (last word illegible)” Original cyprus frame with original gilding. Provenance: a major Southern Art Collection, Atlanta



Height: 34 in. (86.36 cm)
Width: 28 in. (71.12 cm)
Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)

Materials and Techniques: Canvas
Place of Origin: United States, Boston or Salem
Period: 18th Century and Earlier
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1800

Wear consistent with age and use. Very good.

Seller Location
Essex, MA