27 September 2004
Gilbert Charles Stuart (1755-1828)
Portrait of Nathan Bond; and Portrait of Mrs. Nathan Bond: A Pair of Works
each, oil on cradled panel
the first, 26 x 21¼ in. (66 x 54 cm.); the second, 26 x 20¾ in. (66 x 52.7 cm.)
each, painted in 1815. (2)
Mr. and Mrs. George Bond, Boston, Massachusetts.
George William Bond, son of the above.
Alfred Huidekoper Bond, Esq., New York, grandson of the above.
Mrs. E. Stuart Peck (Mary Louise Bond), New York, daughter of the above.
Gifted to the present owner from the above, 1950.
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L. Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of His Works, New York, 1926, vol. I, p. 162, no. 92 and vol. III, p. 61, illustrated (Nathan Bond); vol. I, p. 163, no. 93 and vol. III, p. 62, illustrated (Mrs. Nathan Bond).
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