William McGregor Paxton
1869 - 1941
PORTRAIT OF LOUISE CONVERSE (MRS. JUNIUS S. MORGAN III)
signed PAXTON and dated 1915 (lower right)
oil on canvas
52 3/4 by 42 3/4 inches
(134 by 108.6 cm)
Louise Converse Morgan, New York (the sitter)
John Pierpont Morgan II, New York (her son, by descent)
Estate of the above (sold: Sotheby's, New York, September 16, 2005, lot 27)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
Boston, Massachusetts, The Guild of Boston Artists, Exhibition of Paintings by William M. Paxton, January-February 1916, no. 7
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, William McGregor Paxton, N.A., Memorial Exhibition of Paintings, November-December 1941, no. 41
Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art; El Paso, Texas, El Paso Museum of Art; Omaha, Nebraska, Joslyn Art Museum; Springfield, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, William McGregor Paxton, August 1978-May 1979, no. 38, p. 134, illustrated pl. 38
Roslyn Harbor, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, The Subject Is Women: Impressionism & Post Impressionism, January-February 2010, pp. 8, 27, illustrated p. 9
Boston Transcript, January 25, 1916, n.p.
Boston Daily Globe, November 19, 1941, n.p.
Boston Sunday Post, November 23, 1941, n.p.