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Mordecai Gist
Mordecai Gist
ca. 1774
de Young
Gallery 21
Oil On Canvas
29 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (75.6 x 62.9 cm); Frame: 34 1/8 x 29 1/8 in. (86.7 x 74 cm)
Object Type:
North America

Mordecai Gist (1742/431792), Baltimore, and Charleston, S. C., ca. 17741792
Descended in family to Mrs. F. LaMotte Smith, Westminster, Md., ca. 19371957
[M. Knoedler & Co. and Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 19571959]
[Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1959]
Lawrence A. Fleischman (b. 1925) and Barbara Greenberg Fleischman (b. 1924), Detroit, 19591965
[Kennedy Galleries, New York, 1965—1966]
John D. Rockefeller 3rd and Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, New York, 19661979
FAMSF, 1979 7 79

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd

Exhibition History:

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Two Hundred and Fifty Years of Painting in Maryland, 1945, exh. no. 25
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., American Paintings of the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century in Our Current Collection, 1948, exh. no. 12
Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Sir Joshua Reynolds and His American Contemporaries, 1958, exh. no. 39
Milwaukee Art Center, American Painting, 17601960: A Selection of 125 Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman, Detroit, 1960, no exh. no.
The Detroit Institute of Arts, American Paintings and Drawings from Michigan Collections, 1962, exh. no. 4
Tucson, University of Arizon Art Gallery, American Painting 17651963: Selections from the Lawrence A . and Barbara Fleischman Collection of American Art, 1964, exh. no. 75
Washington, D.C., National Portrait Gallery, A NineteenthCentury Gallery of Distinguished Americans, 1969, no exh. no.
San Francisco 1976, exh. no. 12
Tokyo 1982, exh. no. 9
Washington, D.C., National Portrait Gallery, Charles Willson Peale and His World, 1982, exh. no. 6

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”