Summary: Eleven watercolors by Ward; and photographic portraits of him, his mother, and his father, Thomas Wren Ward, each with watercolor added to the surface.
b. 1817; d. 1907. Grandfather of art patron Elizabeth Ward Perkins. He translated Goethe's Essays on art (1845).
Received from heirs along with papers of Elizabeth Ward Perkins and Charles H. Woodbury, and of her father-in-law, Charles C. Perkins.
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How to Cite This Collection
Samuel Gray Ward art works, [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.