1755 - 1828
MRS. JOSEPH WETMORE STORY
oil on panel
32 3/4 by 25 1/2 in.; (83.2 by 64.8 cm)
painted in 1819
Sarah Waldo Wetmore Story (the sitter);
William Wetmore Story, Rome, Italy (her son, by descent);
Julian Story (his son, by descent);
Mrs. Elaine Story (his wife, by descent);
George Harry Webster, Esq., Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1921 (acquired from the above);
Newhouse Galleries, New York;
Colonel and Mrs. Louis Johnson;
Ruth M. Johnson (by descent);
Estate of the above (sold: Sotheby's, New York, Important American 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, December 8, 1983, sale 5124, lot 11).
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Gilbert Stuart Memorial Exhibition, October-December 1928, no. 70, n.p.;
(probably) New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Stuart Centennial, 1936.
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of His Works, vol. I, (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1926), p. 714, no. 792; vol. III, p. 489.