(1834 - 1915)
James Reeve Stuart was active/lived in Wisconsin, South Carolina. James Stuart is known for portrait, genre-views and still-life painting, teaching.
Biography James Stuart
James Reeve Stuart, well-trained portrait painter and teacher, was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, to one of the wealthiest families in the Antebellum South. Ancestors fled from Scotland, and one of them, John, was Superintendent of Indian Affairs of the Southern Colonies.
The Stuart family owned several of the wealthiest plantations in the sea island area of South Carolina, and Stuart's parents owned the Ferry Plantation and it's Mansion "Roupelmonde" on Port Royal Island, adjacent to the Port Royal Ferry. Stuart's father, Colonel Middleton Stuart, died in 1840, and young Jimmie's education and upbringing was left to his many uncles.
His uncle, Bishop Stephen Elliott, and another uncle, John Barnwell encouraged Jimmi
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