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GILBERT STUART
(American, 1755-1828)
PORTRAIT OF THOMAS DAWSON, VISCOUNT AND FIRST BARON CREMORNE
1785, oil on canvas
inscribed Viscount Cremorne 1785, verso
28 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (36 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)

Provenance: By descent in a Private New England Collection.

Other Notes: Thomas Dawson, the Viscount and First Baron Cremorne, was born February 25, 1725 and died March 1, 1813. He was married to Philadelphia Hannah Freame, a granddaughter of William Penn. He was a great supporter of the arts, and was on Gilbert Stuart's list of patrons who had requested a copy of Stuart's famed portrait of George Washington.


  • Condition: Clear under UV examination; craquelure throughout, resulting in lifting and flaking in some areas.


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