Paintings Bequeathed to the NGA

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Four paintings are bequeathed to the National Gallery of Art, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum, by the late George H. Story. They arrive at the Gallery in August. There are two Gilbert Stuart portraits (Portrait of John Head, Portrait of "A Lady"), a Eugene Delacroix (Painting, panel), and a Ludwick (Ludolf) Backhuysen ("The Storm").


  • Backhuysen, Ludolf ca. 1630-1708
  • Delacroix, Eugène 1798-1863
  • Story, George Henry 1835-1923
  • Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 298, Box 1, "Local Notes," 8/16/1923, p. 2.

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August, 1923


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