Mrs. William Young Purviance (née Jemima Degnen)
Oil on canvas
30 3/8 x 25 1/4 inches
William Young Purviance, NY, husband of Mrs. William Young Purviance
Mrs. Theodore L. Johnson, Elizabeth, NJ, granddaughter of Mrs. William Young Purviance, by 1845
Raymond L. McClendon, Lexington, MA, great-grandson of Mrs. William Young Purviance, acquired from the above
[Sale] Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, sale catalog: no.2914, 1969, lot 16
Private Collection, NY
George C. Mason, Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart with Selections from Stuart's Portraits Reproduced on Steel and By Photogravure, New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894, p. 239. Painting incorrectly listed as Mrs. William Y. Perviance as stated by Lawrence Park
Mantle Fielding, Addenda and Corrections to Paintings by Gilbert Stuart. Not Noted in Mason's "Life of Stuart", The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA., 1920, vol. 44, no. 1, p. 90.
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List Of His Works Compiled By Lawrence Park With An Account Of His Life By John Hill Morgan And An Appreciation By Royal Cortissoz, New York, William Edwin Rudge: 1926, vol. II, p. 627. cat. no. 683.
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