Edith, Lady Playfair (ca. 1855-1932)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Signed lower left: "Behenna"
Edith Russell, the daughter of Samuel Hammond Russell of Boston, became the third wife of Sir Lyon Playfair (1819-98), the first Baron Playfair of Saint Andrews, in 1878. The Playfairs lived in England. Lady Playfair married Robert Fleming Crooks in 1901.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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