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Peggy Bacon

Title
My Wife
Artist
Alexander Brook, 14 Jul 1898 - 2 Feb 1980
Sitter
Peggy Bacon, 2 May 1895 - 4 Jan 1987
Date
c. 1932
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Sight: 85.1 × 64.8 cm (33 1/2 × 25 1/2")
Stretcher: 87 × 66.4 cm (34 1/4 × 26 1/8")
Frame: 102.9 × 82.9 × 4.8 cm (40 1/2 × 32 5/8 × 1 7/8")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number
NPG.2019.5
Provenance
Alexander Brook [1898-1980]; Purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1932; Gift to NPG, 2019.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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