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American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Unknown
Subject: Clarissa Nichols Stanley, American, 1793–1873

Mrs. George Washington Stanley (neé Clarissa Nichols, 1793–1873)

ca. 1840–54

Oil on canvas, mounted to wood or panel

34 × 27 in. (86.36 × 68.58 cm)
Gift of Jane and Howard Frank
2015.56.2
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Mr. and Mrs. George Washington and Clarissa Stanley (Clarissa Nichols), Cleveland, Ohio; to their son, George Abraham Stanley, Cleveland, Ohio; to his daughter, Clarissa Bronson (Clarissa Elizabeth Stanley), Cleveland, Ohio; to the family of Adelbert E. Bronson, III, Cleveland, Ohio; to H. F. Jenne, owner of the Americana Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; to Mr. and Mrs. Howard and Jane Frank, McLean, Virginia

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.