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Elizabeth Storer (Mrs. Isaac Smith)

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Provenance

About 1746, commissioned by Isaac Smith (1719-1787) of Boston on the occasion of his marriage to the sitter (1726-1786) [1]; 1787, by descent to their son, William Smith (1755-1816); 1816, by descent to his daughter, Elizabeth Storer Smith (Mrs. Edward) Cruft; by descent to her granddaughter, Frances Cordis Cruft (born 1874); 1942, bequest of Frances Cordis Cruft to the MFA. (June 9, 1942) [1] Carrie Rebora, et al. John Singleton Copley in America. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995, p. 253.

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Cordis Cruft

about 1746

Dimensions

91.44 x 73.66 cm (36 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

42.376

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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