Louvre Abu Dhabi Buys George Washington Portrait by Gilbert Stuart

February 9th, 2015

Gilbert Stuart, Portrait of George Washington (1822), via WSJThe Louvre Abu Dhabi has purchased an iconic portrait of George Washington, executed by portrait artist Gilbert Stuart from Los Angeles’s Armand Hammer Foundation.  The work will hang in a gallery featuring work exploring the notion of prominent individuality, alongside the Jacques-Louis David ’s Napoleon Crossing the Alps.  

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