Mrs. Archibald Robertson (1776-1865)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 6.7 cm )
Eliza Abramse was the daughter of Jacob and Rachel (Walker) Abramse. She married Archibald Robertson, a promising young artist recently arrived from Scotland, in 1794. She learned to paint in watercolors from her husband and became a rather talented amateur artist in her own right, exhibiting her work several times at the American Academy of Fine Arts.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
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