Glbert Stuart, The Skater, Metal Bookmark

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With its highly unusual depiction of a figure in motion, this full-length canvas portrait of William Grant skating received much attention. Skating, a subject frequently found in genre paintings, had been untried in portraits of this size.

With its highly unusual depiction of a figure in motion, this full-length canvas portrait of William Grant skating received much attention. Skating, a subject frequently found in genre paintings, had been untried in portraits of this size. Soon after the exhibition of this portrait at the Royal Academy of Arts, Stuart was able to establish himself as an independent artist.



Custom made for the gallery, this sleek metal bookmark commemorates Stuart's work, and, while featured in the National Gallery of Art's permanent collection, you can carry The Skater with you wherever you read!



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With its highly unusual depiction of a figure in motion, this full-length canvas portrait of William Grant skating received much attention. Skating, a subject frequently found in genre paintings, had been untried in portraits of this size. Soon after the exhibition of this portrait at the Royal Academy of Arts, Stuart was able to establish himself as an independent artist.



Custom made for the gallery, this sleek metal bookmark commemorates Stuart's work, and, while featured in the National Gallery of Art's permanent collection, you can carry The Skater with you wherever you read!



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