4 June 2009
Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund
Gilbert Stuart (North Kingston, RI 1755-1828 Boston)
Portrait of Thomas Dawson, 1st Viscount Cremorne (1725-1813), half-length, in a brown coat
oil on canvas
36¼ x 28½ in. (92.1 x 72.4 cm.)
By inheritance through the barony of Cremorne to Richard Thomas Dawson, second Lord Cremorne (1788-1827).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
L. Park, Gilbert Stuart, New York, 1926, I, p. 254-5, no. 208.
(Possibly) London, Royal Academy, 1785, no. 176, as 'Portrait of a Nobleman'.
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England
Highlights from a sale of items from Rugby School’s collection include works by Lucas van Leyden and Correggio, medieval manuscripts and important antiquities
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Andrew Graham-Dixon on how full-length portraits have been used in history to boost the status of nobles, kings and statesmen
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels