Paintings Bequeathed to the NGA

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Summary

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").

Subject

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

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

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

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

August, 1923

Topic

  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Gifts
  • History
  • Art--History
  • Art objects

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