Dr. Maurice Swabey (1752?-1826)

Object Number: 
1858.74
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
Gallery Label: 
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.
Bibliography: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the New York Gallery of Fine Arts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group