Mrs. Victor Sorchan (d. 1961)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
"Signed lower left: Behenna"
Charlotte Bronson Winthrop Hunnewell, the daughter of Hollis and Louisa (Bronson) Hunnewell, was born in Wellesley, Mass. She married Victor Sorchan (ca. 1863-1944) in 1894, and the marriage ended in divorce about 1920. She married her second husband, Walton Martin (d. 1949), a New York physician, in 1921. The subject published several volumes of French poetry, which she had translated, and four volumes of letters written by her grandmother, Charlotte (Brinckerhoff) Bronson.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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