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Gilbert Stuart
Birth: Dec. 3, 1755
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1828
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Artist. American portrait painter whose portrait of President George Washington has graced the United States one dollar bill for over a century. In his lifetime, painted over 1,000 portraits of famous people, from the first five presidents to many other socially prominent men and women of the Colonial Period. A large number of his portraits hang today in The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, many of which are incomplete as he was notorious for never finishing a commission. Toward the end of his life when in need of money, he could turn out a copy of George Washington in a mere couple of hours while the buyer waited. Despite being a prolific and much sought after artist, his high style living constantly left him in dire financial straits, and he died in testate and insolvent in Boston at the age of 72. After a brief service at Trinity Church, he was interred the following day in the Central Burying Ground. The cost of his coffin and the undertaker's bill was only thirty-six dollars. His debts amounted to more than seventeen hundred dollars. His estate was valued at $375. (bio by: Donald Greyfield) 
Central Burying Ground
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA [unmarked]
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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