Charles Gilbert Stuart
(1785 - 1813)
Charles Gilbert Stuart was active/lived in Massachusetts. Charles Stuart is known for landscape, portrait & genre painting.
Biography Charles Gilbert Stuart
Trying to forget the flaws and deficiencies of his own temperament, the unhappiness of his own career, Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) concentrated his hopes for the future on his son, Charles Gilbert Stuart, who he felt had great talent as a landscapist. But he was so afraid of destroying the lad's originality that he refused to give him any instruction. Charles Gilbert was forced to appeal to Stuart's other pupils for hints at second hand.
From the beginning, Stuart had been worried about his son, who seemed to be so like himself; in the tantrums of the infant he had seen his own unstable nerves. Realizing that he had wasted much of his own life, he determined to save his son from the pitfalls into which he himse
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