The Stotesbury Art Collection

Captain John Stables
by
George Romney

Captain John Stables

Photo Source: O'Toole Catalogue (see below)

Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches

Provenance: Painted in 1777

From Duveen Brothers, New York 1922

E.T. Stotesbury to 1944

Stotesbury Location(s): Whitemarsh Hall, in the Ballroom

Sources: Exhibition of Paintings and Works of Art from the Collection of the Late Edward T. Stotesbury at the Galleries of James St. L. O'Toole, New York, 23rd April to May 10th, 1941; Paintings, Furniture, Works of Art from the Collection of the Late Edward T. Stotesbury, Philadelphia, Public Auction Sale November 18, 1944, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, New York

The portrait of Captain Stables at the west end of the Ballroom at Whitemarsh Hall

The portrait of Captain John Stables at the west end of the Ballroom at Whitemarsh Hall.

Photo Source: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection, Library of Congress

Close-up of Captain Stables

A close-up view of the portrait of Captain Stables. Note the "S" with the two "E's" (representing Edward and Eva Stotesbury) flanked by cherubs carved in the woodwork above the painting.

Photo Source: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection, U.S. Library of Congress

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