Saturday, May 5, 2012

John Beaufain Irving II, my paternal great, great grandfather


"An Amused Reader"
Oil on panel, 10 x 7 7/8 in. (25.4 x 20 cm), 1876
John Beaufain Irving II (American, 1825–1877)
(c) Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts

 National Academy of Design, NYC

"Portrait of his wife (nee Mary Hamilton)"
Photographed for the Frick Art Reference Library on 10/23/58

"Portrait of his father, John Beaufain Irving I, M.D."(Charleston, S.C. 1800-1881)

"Portrait of  his mother, Mrs. John Beaufain Irving, (nee Emma Marie Cruger)"