Mr. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes. Artist: Cecilia Beaux (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1855-1942 Gloucester, Massachusetts); Date: 1898 (?);

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Mr. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes. Artist: Cecilia Beaux (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1855-1942 Gloucester, Massachusetts); Date: 1898 (?);
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Image ID: XE7M2T
Mr. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes. Artist: Cecilia Beaux (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1855-1942 Gloucester, Massachusetts); Date: 1898 (?); Medium: Oil on canvas; Dimensions: 72 1/16 x 39 7/8 in. (183 x 101.3 cm); Classification: Paintings; Credit Line: Gift of the family of the Rev. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes, 1965 / This portrait by the esteemed figure painter Cecilia Beaux depicts Anson Phelps Stokes (1838-1913) and his wife, Helen Louisa Stokes (1846-1930), in their Madison Avenue residence. The unconventional composition foregrounding the woman, with the man modestly relegated to the background, echoes John Singer Sargent´s famous portrait of the sitters´ daughter-in-law and son painted in London the previous year (38.104).; Signature: [at lower right]: Cecilia Beaux; Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes, New York and Lenox, Massachusetts, after 1898; their son and daughter-in-law, Reverend and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes, New Haven, Connecticut and Washington, D. C., until 1962; Reverend and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes, Brookline, Massachusetts, I.N.P. Stokes, Riverdale, New York, and Mrs. and Mrs. John Davis Hatch Jr., Lenox, Massachusetts, 1962-1965