Gilbert Stuart

Gilbert Stuart

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Lived: December 3, 1755 - July 9, 1828 (18th - 19th century)

Nationality: USA

Paint what you see and look with your own eyes.

I copy the works of God, and leave clothes to tailors and mantua-makers.

What a business is this of a portrait painter! You bring him a potato and expect he will paint you a peach.

When I painted him, he had just had a set of false teeth inserted, which accounts for the constrained expression so noticeable about the mouth and lower part of the face. - speaking of George Washington

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