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Arthur Curtiss James (1867-1941)

Classification: 
Date: 
n.d.
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 4.8 x 3.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the James Foundation
Object Number: 
1964.37
Marks: 
signature: at right: "M. H. Carlisle"
Gallery Label: 
James was for many years president of the Curtiss Southwestern Company and a director of the Phelps Dodge Corporation. He was chairman of the board of the Western Pacific Railroad Company and on the board of other railroad companies and mining concerns. He belonged to the American Geographical Society, the New York Zoological Society, and was a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
41456
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Marguerite Pierson (1871-1964)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 9.5 x 7.3 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.193
Marks: 
engraved: on back of case: "Miss Marguerite Pierson" signed: "Carl Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Marguerite Pierson was the daughter of John Frederick Pierson, army officer and manufacturer, and Susan Augusta (Rhodes) Pierson. Her husband, George H. Hull, Jr., was the son of an industrialist in New York.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
41403
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Frederick Edey (1872-1940)

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: 
1905.69
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/ 1892"
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Birdsall Otis was born in Bellport, Long Island, the daughter of James and Mary Adelia (Ludlum) Otis. She was an active campaigner for women's suffrage and long associated with Girl Scouts of America; she served as president of the latter organization from 1930 until 1935. Her husband, Frederick Edey, was a member of the New York Stock Exchange.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41392
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Gerald Livingston Hoyt (1860-1927)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 in. ( 5.7 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.113
Marks: 
Signed and dated: Paillet/1891
Gallery Label: 
Mary Appleton was the daughter of Daniel Fuller Appleton and Julia (Randall) Appleton, who were married in 1853. Her father was a wealthy merchant of New York and a founder of the Waltham Watch Company. She married Gerald Livingston Hoyt (d. 1926) in 1881.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
41363
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. William Warner Hoppin, Jr. (1841-1923)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beekman Hoppin Pool
Object Number: 
1966.41
Gallery Label: 
Catharine Beekman was the daughter of James William and Abian Steele (Milledoler) Beekman, and the wife of William Warner Hoppin, Jr. (1839-1913). This miniature was a gift to the Society from her grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
41356
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Henry Walter Livingston (1839-1923)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.137
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left: "Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Mary S. McRa was the daughter of Powell McRa of Charleston, South Carolina; her mother was Julia (May) McRa of Baltimore. She married her first husband, Robert R. Livingston (d. 1877), in 1865. In 1882 she married her late husband's older brother, Henry Walter Livingston (d. 1888). From 1900 until her death she lived with her daughter Jacqueline in Paris.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41339
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Archibald Hopkins and Mrs. Jacob W. Miller

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.109
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Charlotte Everett Wise (1851-1935) and Katherine Wise were the daughters of Captain Henry Augustus Wise, U.S. Navy (d. 1869), of Washington. Katherine married Jacob W. Miller (1847-1918), a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who attained the rank of commodore before his retirement; Charlotte married Archibald Hopkins (b. 1842), a lawyer who served as clerk of the U.S. Court of Claims in Washington from 1873 to 1914.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41324
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Philip Hone (1780-1851)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1845-1850
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number: 
1931.4
Marks: 
Signed: at right:"J.Carlin"
Gallery Label: 
A native New Yorker, Hone began his career in the auction business. He was so successful that by the age of forty-one he could retire from business to devote himself to his several interests, among them the formation of a splendid library and art collection. In 1826 he was elected mayor of New York and became active in the Whig party. He describes this experience in a diary he kept from 1828 until his death twenty-three years later. The manuscript diary (28 vols.) is owned by the Society.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
41319
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

1950.223

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
Object Number: 
1950.223
Marks: 
inscribed: on right side: "l. Binsse"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was at one time identified as "Abram (?) De Peyster." His miniature was probably painted in New York.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1805
eMuseum Object ID: 
41313
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Robert Fulton (1765-1815)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Tempera on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.9 x 6 cm ) with frame: 5 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. ( 13.7 x 11.7 cm )
Description: 
Bust-length portrait of Robert Fulton turned toward left, dressed in green waistboat before a dark blue curtain.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Harriet Ross LeBoeuf, 1998
Object Number: 
2000.29
Marks: 
signed: lower right above sitter's shoulder: "J.W. JARVIS (?)"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
41301
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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