Mrs. W. D. Murphy
Using her husband's name, she did portraits of many famous persons of this country.
Mrs. Harriet Anderson Stubbs Murphy, who painted more than 1,000 portraits, many of famous men, including Presidents William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, passed away at the age of 84.
Mrs. Murphy was the widow of William D. Murphy, also an artist. Because she could do business better through him, her portraits were signed W. D. Murphy. Mr. Murphy died about five years prior to his wife.
Mrs. W. D. Murphy was self taught and had been painting since she was twelve years old.
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