Mary Gardiner Thompson (1844-1935)

Mary Gardiner Thompson (1844-1935)
Title
Mary Gardiner Thompson (1844-1935)
Date 
1898
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
canvas: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mary Gardiner Thompson
Object Number 
1939.156
Marks 
Signed and dated lower left: "D. Huntington 1898"
Gallery Label 
The subject was the daughter of David and Sarah Diodati (Gardiner) Thompson and the granddaughter of Jonathan Thompson and of John Lion Gardiner, a descendant of Lion Gardiner who in 1639 settled what is now known as Gardiner's Island. Among Miss Thompson's many philanthropic interests was The New-York Historical Society.
Bibliography 
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 2, 1974, p. 796.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group