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Portrait of Alexander Townsend (1784-1835)

Artist

Gilbert Stuart

Date

1809

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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: Gift of Stuart Portrait and American Glass from Heirs to the Estate of Mrs. Vernon A. Wright
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on panel
Size: 33 1/4 x 26 1/2 in. (84.46 x 67.31 cm) (canvas)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: portrait; seated three-quarters to the left. eyes dark blue, hair and side-whiskers light sandy color; left hand resting on table holds a book into which his index finger is thrust; black coat, buttoned, white collar, neckcloth and a starched ruffed shirt
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Heirs of Mrs. Vernon A. Wright
Accession Number: 51.34
Artist: Gilbert Stuart, American, 1755 - 1828
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1755 - 1828
Added to Site: February 28, 2009