Gavels n Paddles: Gilbert Stuart portrait, $40,625, Doyle New York

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by Ken Hall
A portrait of a gentleman by the renowned master portraitist Gilbert Stuart (Am., 1755-1828), possibly of Charles Lee of Virginia, who served as U.S. Attorney General under George Washington and John Adams, sold for $40,625 at an American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts Auction held Oct. 7 by Doyle New York in New York City. Also, a circa-1794 portrait of Charles Wilkes went for $34,375; and a painting by Alexander Helwig Wyant (Am., 1836-1892), titled In the Still Forest, made $37,500. Prices include a 25 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels n Paddles: Gilbert Stuart portrait, $40,625, Doyle New York