Isabella Stewart Gardner

  • American


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Significant name Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston
1846/00/00 135 Warren St. John Lowell Gardner buys Green Hill in 1846. His daughter-in-law, Isabella Stewart Gardner from 1880s onward, adds an early Italian garden, a Japanese garden, greenhouses and elaborate iris beds. Home Green Hill Historic District Brookline
1888/00/00 Isabella Stewart Gardner - created Subject Isabella Stewart Gardner
1890/00/00 Isabella Stewart Gardner visits the Parkmans. Guest Wentworth--Coolidge Mansion Portsmouth
1900/00/00 Large pedestal candelabra (Italian, c 16th century) near the altar are thought to have been the gift of Isabella Stewart Gardner, who occasionally worshipped here and was a major patron of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist. Benefactor St John the Evangelist Church and Rectory
1903/01/00 Isabella Gardner invites Sargent to paint at Fenway Court. Sargent made several portraits in its elaborate Gothic Room. Benefactor Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston
1903/02/00 Fenway Court opens to the public. The Gothic Room, which was not open, is dominated by Sargent's 1888 portrait of Gardner. The room was richly decorated according to her unique sensibilities with paintings, furniture, fabrics and architectural elements. Decorator Isabella Stewart Gardner Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston
1924/07/17 Isabella Stewart dies in Boston. She is buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Died Mount Auburn Cemetery Cambridge
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