Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828)
MRS. GARRETT COTTRINGER (BRIDGET CULLEN)
oil on canvas
29 by 24 in.
likely Alexandria, Virginia
to her last surviving daughter, Washington, D.C.;
to her daughter, Ms. Eleanor Brent Hunt O'Donoghue (1910-1997), Arlington, Virginia;
to her daughter, the present owner.
Alexandria Association, Virginia, Our Town 1749-1865: Likenesses of this place & its people taken from life, April 12 - May 12, 1956.
George Mason, The Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart, (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1879), p. 165.
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated List of His Works, Vol. I, (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1926), p. 242, no. 193.