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Edith Minturn (ca. 1869-1937)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.239
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1892" inscribed on backing paper: "Miss Edith Minturn. / Paillet / 23 R. Clauzel / Paris"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of Robert Bowne Minturn, Jr., and Susanna (Shaw) Minturn. She married Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes on August 21, 1895. Mrs. Stokes served as president of the New York Kindergarten Association and was a benefactor of St. George's Church.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41942
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Edith Kip (ca. 1872-after 1945)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 13/16 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.2 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.143
Marks: 
signed and dated: at the left: "Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the second daughter of Colonel Lawrence Kip and Eva (Lorillard) Kip of New York. She married Richard Stephen McCreery (1866-1938) of California at Grace Church on April 18, 1894. This marriage ended in divorce in 1904, and the subject was remarried on December 3, 1907, to the Hon. Henry Thomas Coventry (1868-1934), third son of George William, ninth Earl of Coventry, at St. James's Church, London.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41930
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Francis Key Pendleton (1862-1886)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.188
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Sally Marié was the daughter of Camille and Rachel (Steward) Marié and the niece of the donor. She became the first wife of Francis Key Pendleton, a grandson of Francis Scott Key, in 1885; less than a year later she died of pneumonia.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41929
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. George William Merritt (ca. 1856-1920)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.159
Marks: 
signed: at right:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Augusta Temple Schack was the daughter of Otto Wilhelm Christian Schack (1818-75), a native of Denmark, and Elizabeth Innes (McCarty) Schack of New York. She married George William Merritt (1856-1907) at Grace Church on October 26, 1881. She married her second husband, William Dalliba Dutton, at Trinity Chapel on June 1, 1911.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41902
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Bradley Martin (ca. 1848-1920)

Classification: 
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.156
Marks: 
Signed middle right: "MEAVE T. GEDNEY" inscription: on cardboard backing: Mrs. Bradley Martin bottom edge of case stamped: "Black, Starr & Frost / Sterling"
Gallery Label: 
Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Martin gained notoriety for their lavish masquerade ball held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1897. Mr. Martin dressed as Louis XV, while Mrs. Martin presided as Mary, Queen of Scots, in a costume valued at over $400,000. This miniature depicts her in the extravagant ensemble, which included jewels that had once belonged to Empress Josephine of France. The couple endured scathing criticism for holding such a conspicuously excessive event during a time of economic depression. They moved to England to escape the scandal.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1897
eMuseum Object ID: 
41870
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Léontine Marié (1860/64-1916)

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 4.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.153
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1890"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the elder daughter of Joseph Marié and Josephine (Hubbard) Marié, and the niece of the donor. She became the second wife of Charles Nathan Harris (1853-1929), a magistrate of New York, on October 19, 1912.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
41866
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Jean Baptiste Marie (ca. 1795-after 1844)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.150
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1890"
Gallery Label: 
Léontine Arnaud, the mother of Peter Marié, was the youngest daughter of General Joseph Louis Arnaud, a planter of Santo Domingo, and Mary (Nicholson) Arnaud. After her father's assassination during a native uprising, her mother brought the subject and her two sisters to New York. She married Jean Baptiste Marié in 1811.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
41865
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Potter Palmer (1849-1918)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 8.6 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.183
Marks: 
inscribed on label on reverse of case: "Mrs. Potter Palmer of Chicago"
Gallery Label: 
Bertha Palmer, wife of the Chicago real estate magnate Potter Palmer, was the queen of Chicago society: her social position paralleled Mrs. Astor's in New York. Mrs. Palmer was also an influential tastemaker and enthusiastic patron of contemporary art. Through Mary Cassatt, the Potters became acquainted with and purchased many works by Monet, Renoir, and other Impressionists. Mrs. Palmer organized an exhibition of modern European paintings at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893, providing many Americans with their first exposure to French Impressionism.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
41849
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Arthur Henry Paget (1853-1919)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.182
Marks: 
signed and dated: at lower right:"Paillet / 1891" inscribed on backing paper on rear of ivory: "Miss M. Stevens / Mrs. Arth. Paget / PAILLET / 23 Rue Clauzel / PARIS"
Gallery Label: 
Mary Fiske Stevens was the eldest daughter of Paran and Marietta (Reed) Stevens of Boston. After the death of her husband in 1872, Marietta Stevens moved to New York City and became a leader of the glittering high society of the 1870s and 1880s. Educated in New York and Paris, Miss Mary Stevens was married in London in 1878 to a distinguished English soldier, General Sir Arthur Henry Fitzroy Paget (1851-1928), a brother of Lord Queensborough and close friend of King George V. Lady Paget was active in charity and relief work in England. The subject is dressed as Cleopatra, the costume she wore to one of the Delmonico Balls in New York City. In mock ancient Egyptian costume, including a headdress in imitation of Egyptian pharaohs, she is posed against a background of palm trees, a river, and distant pyramids. Paillet painted the miniature portrait after a photograph by Jose Maria Mora (in the NYHS Library).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
41842
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. James Madison (1768-1849)

Classification: 
Date: 
n.d.
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas W. Streeter
Object Number: 
1957.30
Marks: 
signed with monogram: under frame at right: "AA"
Gallery Label: 
Dolly Payne was born in what is now Guilford County, North Carolina, the eldest daughter of John and Mary (Coles) Payne. She married James Madison, her second husband, in 1794. This miniature portrait of her was copied from an original painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1804 (now in the collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
41829
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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