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Portrait of Gabriel Manigault

Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828). Portrait of Gabriel Manigault, 1794. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 25 1/2 inches (76.8 x 64.8 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; James G. Forsyth Fund, 1923 (1923:13.1).

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Gilbert Stuart

American, 1755-1828

Portrait of Gabriel Manigault, 1794

oil on canvas

image (oval): 28 1/4 in x 23 1/4 inches (71.76 x 59.06 cm); support: 30 1/4 x 25 1/2 inches (76.83 x 64.77 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

James G. Forsyth Fund, 1923

1923:13.1

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Inscriptions

inscription / back (now covered) / Gabriel Manigault/ b. 1758 d. 1809/ [Stuart pinxit] / 1794

Provenance

collection of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Manigault (brother of the subject), Charleston, South Carolina, 1794 until given in exchange for portrait of Joseph;
to Mrs. Ann Heyward Manigault, widow of Gabriel Henry Manigault (son of the sitter), Charleston, until 1855;
to her son, Henry Heyward Manigault, Charleston, 1855-1865;
given by him to Charles Izard Manigault (youngest son of the sitter), Charleston, 1865-1874;
to his son, Louis Manigault, Charleston, 1874-1899;
to Charles Manigault, Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina, 1899-1907;
to Mr. and Mrs. John E. Parsons, New York, 1907-1923;
to Erich-Newhouse Galleries, New York, 1923;
sold to the Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, November 24, 1923

Class

Paintings

Work Type

Oil painting

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