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image of Margaret ( Frank Weston Benson (painter)
American, 1862 - 1951
Margaret ("Gretchen") Strong, c. 1909
oil on canvas
overall: 76.8 x 64.2 cm (30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.) framed: 90.8 x 78.1 x 3.2 cm (35 3/4 x 30 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Gift of Elizabeth Clarke Hayes
1992.66.1
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From the Tour: American Impressionists of the Late 1800s and Early 1900s
Object 1 of 7

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Commissioned by the sitter's parents, The Reverend and Mrs. George Alexander Strong, Boston; by inheritance to their daughter, the sitter, Margaret Wendell Strong Withers [1892-1973] and her husband, Captain Clarke Withers [d. 1983], Massachusetts and St. Michael's, Maryland; by bequest 1983 to Captain Wither's first cousin once removed, Elizabeth Clarke Hayes [Mrs. Francis W. Hayes], St. Michael's, Maryland; gift 1992 to NGA.

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