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Portrait of a Gentleman  1863

by Charles Loring Elliott

Elliott’s work progressed through several stylistic phases. He first painted in general imitation of GILBERT STUART. While in New York during the 1840s he sought a rich, romantic style. In the 1850s and 1860s Elliott worked in the style most distinctively his own, one of firm and frank realism to some extent shaped by the development of photographic portraiture. With its p...
42 1/16 × 34 in. (106.84 × 86.36 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art