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Mary Harrison Eliot (1788-1846)


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American (North Kingstown, RI 1755 - 1828 Boston, MA)
Mary Harrison Eliot (1788-1846), c. 1808-1809
Painting
American
,
19th century
Oil on panel
71.6 x 57.8 cm (28 3/16 x 22 3/4 in.)
framed: 89.2 x 76.5 x 8.9 cm (35 1/8 x 30 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Loan from Wendy Pierrepont White and Alexander Eliot Capilli
, 77.1986
Harvard University Portrait Collection
,
Provenance
Mary Harrison Eliot (Mrs. Edmund Dwight), Boston; Commission, 1808-1809; her daughter, Sophia Dwight (Mrs. John Wells), Boston, 1846; her daughter, Mary Eliot Wells (Mrs. James Phillips Farley), Brookline, MA; her son, Eliot Farley (married Helen Grozier Farley); Mount Kisco, New York, Merryville, CT; his daughter, Patricia Farley (Mrs. LeMoyne White) Hawkins, and son, Eliot Farley Jr., 1986; her daughter, Wendy White, Rome; her long term loan to Eliot House, Harvard University, 1986.
Bibliography
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An lllustrated Descriptive List of His Works, vol. I - IV, W. E. Rudge (New York, NY, 1926), vol. I, p. 304-05, no. 271; vol. III, ill. p. 164

Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Progress Administration, American Portraits, 1620-1825, found in Massachusetts, Volumes 1 and 2, Historical Records Survey (Boston, MA, 1939), p. 135, cat. 705