# 884 - 1¢ G. Stuart: plate block - Artist

Gilbert Stuart was recognized as on of the foremost American portrait painters of his day. His subjects were some of early America's most prominent public figures including George Washington, John Quincy Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Almost always in debt, Stuart never achieved financial success, but his works sit in the National Gallery of Art and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Scott 884 G. Stuart