Dr. Maurice Swabey (1752?-1826)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
Swabey, an Englishman and a fellow of the College of Advocates, was an associate of John Trumbull in London when the artist was there negotiating the Jay Treaty with Great Britain.
Sizer, Theodore, The Works of Colonel John Trumbull: Artist of the American Revolution, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1967, pp. 15, 69. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 2, 1974, pp. 787-8.
Gift of the New York Gallery of Fine Arts
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