29 November 2007
Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
Portrait of Elizabeth Loring Grant
signed with artist's initials and dated 'W.H./66' (lower right)
charcoal, chalk and pencil on paper
10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm.)
Executed in 1866.
Elizabeth Loring Grant, Belmont, Massachusetts, gift from the above, 1866.
Lena Wellington Grant Gibson (Mrs. Richard Gibson), Greenwich, Connecticut, bequested from the above, 1921.
Madelaine Grant Bufford (Mrs. John Henry Bufford, Jr.), Newton Highlands, Massachusetts, gift from the above.
By descent to the present owner.
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L. Goodrich and A. Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer, 1867 through 1876, vol. I, New York, 2005, p. 365, no. 290.
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