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Mrs. David West, Sr. (1743-1821)

Object Number: 
1949.305
Date: 
ca. 1795-1800
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 3/8 x 25 1/4 in. ( 74.6 x 64.1 cm )
Marks: 
signature: in ruffle of right sleeve: "Gullager"
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Presbury was the daughter of John Presbury, a ship's carpenter of Boston. She married David West, Sr., on May 3, 1761, and was left a widow in 1779. She married her second husband, Joseph Callender, in 1799, and her third husband, Joshua Pico, in 1806.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group