Ellen Peabody Endicott (Mrs. William Crowninshield Endicott)  1901

by John Singer Sargent

Ellen Peabody Endicott (1833–1927) was a prominent society hostess in Boston and Salem, Massachusetts, and later in Washington, DC. Born into an affluent Salem shipping family, in 1859 she married William Crowninshield Endicott (1826–1900), who served on the Supreme Court of Massachusetts and was President Grover Cleveland’s secretary of war from 1885 to 1889. The National...
162.9 x 114.3 cm (64 1/8 x 45 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington