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Strong, Margaret ("Gretchen") Wendell
American, 1892 - 1973
Withers, Margaret Wendell Strong , Withers, Clarke Mrs.
Margaret ("Gretchen") Wendell Strong, the only daughter of the Reverend and Mrs. George Alexander Strong, was born in Boston in 1892 and spent her early years there. The Strongs spent the summers in North Haven, Maine, where they were friends with the artist Frank Weston Benson and his family. Margaret married Clarke Withers, of Port Hope, Ontario, later a Captain in the U.S. Navy, when she was eighteen. The couple lived first in Massachusetts and later in St. Michael's, Maryland, and Beaufort, South Carolina. She died in 1973.
Kelly, Franklin, with Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr., Deborah Chotner, and John Davis. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1996: 31.
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