Archive of Articles and Videos

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Lafayette's Ship, the Hermione

Seaways' Ships in Scale Magazine, describes the ship that Lafayette had built to take supplies to Washington's Continental Army. A full scale, seaworthy replica is being built in France , and will once again sail for the Americas.

Seaways' Ships in Scale

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The Dowager Empress of China


The Double Dowagers, or the Emperior Has Two Mothers

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AA for Artist Magazine Winter 2014

Winter 2014

Youthful Encounter with a Royal Palace

George Stuart remembers his lifelong affinity for Versailles and the royal residents.

Adele's Creative Costuming Spring 2013

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Historical Figures Web Site

Summer 2013

Russian Group

Video Clips from Russian Monologs
Brief video commentaries by George Stuart about each Russian Historical Figure can now be viewed on their respective pages on this website and on YouTube.

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The Lincoln Biography, Finding Lincoln
by George Stuart, Historical Figurative Artist

In this article Stuart describes how he created five Historical Figures of Abraham Lincoln and along the way became one of the President's ardent admirer's.

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The Despicable Borgias

Spring 2013

George Stuart presents a history of the Borgia family during their time in Rome. Runtime - 35 mins.

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Carnevale Ventura 2013

February, 2013

Carnevale Ventura with Neal Andrews Video

NeaI Andrews interviews Carnevale Ventura participants Joe Rund, Robert Lamarche, Angel Jones and Leroy Becker Runtime - 28:30

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Conversations with Neal Andrews

January, 2013

G. S. Stuart with Neal Andrews Video

Neal Andrews interviews G. S. Stuart on the the Italian Renaissance, Carnevale Ventura, the infamous Borgia Family and much more. Runtime - 28:30

Conversations with Neal Andrews

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January, 2013

Carnevale Ventura Fashion Show Video

at the Crowne Plaza, in Ventura on October 7, 2012. Video includes Madrigali Singers, Stuart welcome, Renaissance Costumes, Model Credits, Marketplace, Portrait Gallery.

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Carnevale Ventura Fashion Show Video

October 27, 2012

Carnevale Ventura Fashion Show Program

Welcome Letter - Leroy Becker * Renaissance Fashion Show Program * Costume Marketplace * Thanks to ...

Figuratively Speaking Issue No. 26

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Carnevale Ventura Get ArtSmart Video

October 7, 2012

Interview by Georgeanne Lees and Richard Newsham of Ventura Cultural Arts Commission. Includes segments with Leroy Becker Executive Director of Historical Figures Foundation, Angel Jones Events Director of Carnevale Ventura Commission. Robert Lamarche and Jennifer Ridgway are interviewed in character as Juan and Lucretia Borgia.

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Renaissance Magazine #86

August 16, 2012

Two-page article announces the Carnevale Ventura events in February 2012 and the lead up Designers' Renaissance Fashion Show & Marketplace.

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Renaissance Magazine

Summer 2012

Shaping Arizona Statehood

Brochure describes the Mini Time Machine Museum exhibition of George Stuart Historical Figures that played a part in the creation of the State of Arizona. Figures exhibited include Queen Isabella (1492), King Ferdinand (1492), Christopher Columbus, Pope Alexander VI , Hérnan Cortés, Moctezuma II v.2, Malinche, Aztec Leopard Warrior V.2, Father Eusebio Kino, Jedediah Smith, Kit Carson, Abraham Lincoln 1863, John Fremont and Jessie Freemont.  

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Brochure – Mini Time Machine Museum


Os Cardiais de Camarate

Book cover for fictional history involving Cardinal Richelieu, written by Joāo Santos Fernandes.
Published in Portugal by FRONTEIRA DO CAOS EDITORES, Porto.

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The William J. Clinton Presidential Library

September, 2011

"Revolution and Rebellion: Wars, Words and Figures."
Description of exhibit and images of the Historical Figures of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.

Sons of American Revolution Magazine Winter 2011, Vol 105 No. 3

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The American Constitution

"the genius of the people must be consulted".
Illustrated Historical Figures of John Marshall, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay.

American Historical Poster

Designed and published by Stella Martin

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Revolution and Rebellion:

The George Stuart Historical Figures

The Gallery Guide is a preview of the Historical Figures of the American Revolutionary and Civil War times that will be on exhibit at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library from December 11, 2010 to May 22, 2011.
Note: finalized exhibit name was changed to “Revolution and Rebellion: Wars, Words and Figures,”

William J Clinton Library Gallery Guide

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Welcome to the World of George Stuart

September 2010

by Alan Golden. Includes images of Enslaved African, Queen Victoria 1861, Aztec Leopard Warrior, Roman Legionary, Holocaust Victim, Landsknecht, Hoplite, Robert E. Lee, Norman Kniight, Boltar, Napoleon, Henry VIII, American Mountain Man, Mounted Lakota Warrior, Zulu Warrior, Frederick II the Great, Gen. John Burgoyne, American Warriors, Louis XIV Equestrian, Russian Serfs and Francisco Pizarro

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Toy Soldier and Model Figure Magazine

September 2010

Art Dolls: Rich Traditions, New Ideas

Six pages of text and images on George Stuart - including Oscar Wilde, Caroline von Aspach, Ch'ien Lung Emperor, Marie Antoinette & Children, Louis XIV Equestrian, Louis XVII Dauphin

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Niada Book Project


A Life Misspent.

12 magnificent pages on G.S. Stuart and the Historical Figures including - Marie Antoinette at Court, Henry VIII, Kang Hsi Emperor, Charles I, George I, George III in Robes, King Louis XIV Equestrian, Ts-An Empress, Chien, Lung, Emperor, Maria de Medici, Elizabeth I, Marie Antoinettte with Children, Napoleon Bonaparte, John Burgoyne, Oliver Cromwell, Marquis de la Fayette, Charles II, Zulu Warrior, Mountain Man, Victoria in 1860, Peggy Shippen, Countess Jeanne de la Motte, Countess Jeanne du Barry, Queen Charlotte Sophia, Duchess Yolande de Polignac, Princess Marie Therese de Lamballe

Adele's Creative Costuming Newsletter

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MAKING HISTORY: G. S. Stuart and the Art of Fine Detail

Spring 2009

includes images of Gilles de Retz, Frost Giant, G. S. Stuart, Abraham Lincoln, construction methods, Junipero Serra in progress.

VENTANA Magazine

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Renaissance Magazine

Oct 2009

Three Dimensional Portraits Humanize History: George Stuart Historical Figures

Henry VIII , Ann Boleyn, Elizabeth 1, Mm. de Pompadour Article (b/w). George Stuart is interviewed by Ellen Seiden.

Issue No. 57 - 2007

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Historical Figures: One Man's Passion

Eight pages of spectacular Images and prose about the Historical Figures and their creator, including Queen Victoria 1890, Queen Isabella, Pope Alexander, Cesare Borgia, Lucretia Borgia, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette (court), Marie Antoinette (guillotine), Robespierre, Dutchess de Polignac, Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Tudor, Cardinal Wolsey, Earl of Essex, John Adams, George Washington, James Madison, Dolley Madison, Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall.

The Gold Book

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Historical Figures de George Stuart

A brief review of the Historical Figures from the point of view of miniaturists. Includes images of Lincoln, Pope Alexander VI, Marie Antoinette, Louis XIV, Henry VIII, General Burgoyne, Boris Gudanov, Alexandra Federovna, Elizabeth I, Lorenzo de Medici, George Washington, Napoleon Bonaparte, Catherine de Medici, Pope Alexander VI.;

Maison de Poupée Magazine

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George Stuart, A Man of Many Faces

Autum 2005

The art of George Stuart is explored including six of his Native Americans plus Generals Ulysses S, Grant, Robert E. Lee and John Fremont, who were all deployed against them during their military careers.

Art of the West Magazine Tenth Anniversary Edition

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The Old Shop: George Stuart

November 1997

Four pages review the artist, historian and entertainer. Figures include Henry VIII, Bourbon King Charles X, Hagen & Gunter from Das Nibelungenlied, Middle East Dancer Ecstacy, Nancy Kelsey, Queen Marie de Medici, Queen Uta, Etzel, Lakota Warrior on Horse, Saluting Brave and Construction Methods.

Figure International Magazine

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The Carole & Barry Kaye Museum of Miniatures

September, 2002

Beautiful 110-page book summarizing the collections in the museum. Several of the 22 Historical Figures in the Stuart Collection are pictured here for the first time. The book is now out of print, but several copies are available on the internet as of April, 2012.

The Carole & Barry Kaye Museum of Miniatures

Image Use Policy

All images provided by the George S. Stuart Foundation are copyrighted. However, images may be used for non-commercial educational purposes with the attribution:

Mixed Media Sculpture by George S. Stuart. Photo(s) by Peter D'Aprix for the Historical Figure Foundation.