Mrs. John Theodore Saxe (ca. 1850-1881)
Overall: 26 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 12 in. ( 67.3 x 44.4 x 30.5 cm )
inscriptions: signed on back of right shoulder: "Ames Van Wart./N.Y. 1871"
Mary Bosworth was the daughter of Chief Justice Joseph Sollace Bosworth of the New York Superior Court. She married John Theodore Saxe (1843-81), a lumber merchant, on January 18, 1876. They had only one child, John Godfrey Saxe (1877-1953), who married Mary Sands, the donor, in 1909.
Gift of Mrs. John Godfrey Saxe
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