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Robert Gilmor, Jr.


Oil on canvas portrait painting of "Robert Gilmor, Jr." (1774-1848), July 1833, by Henry Inman. Robert Gilmor, Jr. was one of five children of Maryland Revolutionary War leader Robert Gilmor, Sr. (1748-1822) and Louisa Airey Gilmor (1745-1827). He became a prominent merchant, ship owner, and was a major art collector. Gilmor, Jr. married twice: first in 1802 to Elizabeth Susanna Cooke Gilmor (1783-1803), and in 1807, to South Carolina socialite and fashion icon Sarah Reeve Ladson Gilmor (1790-1866). He left no children.




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25 x 30 inches

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Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness III

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