1991.6.1

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1920
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory in an oval and black metal case.
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carleton Horton Mott
Object Number: 
1991.6.1
Gallery Label: 
The miniature was passed down through family to the donor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
12629
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John Ellis Hoffman (ca. 1875-1955)

Classification: 
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 13/16 in. ( 8.3 x 7.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.104
Marks: 
Signed: Weidner
Gallery Label: 
Sybil Katherine Sherman was the daughter of W. Watts Sherman (d. 1912) and Annie Derby Rogers Wetmore, daughter of William Shepard Wetmore and niece of Governor George Peabody Wetmore of Rhode Island. She was the first of three wives of John Ellis Hoffman; they were divorced in 1904 and a year later the subject was married to Norrie Sellar (d. 1932), a prominent London and New York cotton broker.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1896
eMuseum Object ID: 
12162
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Charles Astor Bristed (1867-1931)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895-1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 11.4 x 8.3 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.29
Marks: 
engraved: on the back of the case: "Mrs. Mary Bristed"
Gallery Label: 
Mary Rose Donnelly was the daughter of Edward Constantine Donnelly, tax commissioner of New York, and Rose (Ford) Donnelly. In 1894 she was married to Charles Astor Bristed (1871-1936), a lawyer of Stockbridge, Mass., who was a great-grandson of John Jacob Astor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
11713
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Joseph Louis Arnaud, (Mary Nicholson)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.8
Marks: 
signed & dated: Paillet/1892
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
11711
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Colonel Richard Platt (1754-1830)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory in gold frame
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number: 
1935.87
Marks: 
Initials: on back of gold frame:"R P."
Gallery Label: 
Richard Platt served throughout most of the Revolutionary War as aide-de-camp to General Alexander McDougall; afterward he remained in the regular army until his retirement in 1820. In this portrait Platt is shown wearing his military uniform, to which is pinned the badge of the Society of the Cincinnati, formed in 1784 by officers of the Continental Army who had fought in the War of Independence.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1790
eMuseum Object ID: 
9620
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John Augustus di Zerega (d. 1923)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.283
Marks: 
inscription: on the back: "Mrs. John de [sic] Zerega/nee/Katherine Berry/peint par/J. Clausen Coope/pour/Peter Marie signed: "J. Clausen Coope"
Gallery Label: 
Katherine (Berry) di Zerega was the mother of Richard A. di Zerega and of Charlotte, Lady Frankland, wife of Sir Frederick Frankland. She was the author of "The Children's Paradise," published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in 1877. Her husband's father was Augustus di Zerega of Island Hall, Westchester County, owner of the Red Z clipper ship line.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
9310
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. William Watts Sherman (ca.1865-1947)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895-1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 3 in. ( 9.2 x 7.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.229
Marks: 
signed: at left:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Sophia Augusta Brown was the only daughter of John Carter Brown (1797-1874) and Sophia Augusta (Brown) Brown of Providence, R.I. She was a great-granddaughter of Nicholas Brown, founder of Brown University. She became the second wife of William Watts Sherman (1842-1912), a New York banker, on October 7, 1885.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
8839
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Countess of Essex (ca. 1865-1922)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.77
Marks: 
signed: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Adele Beach Grant, eldest daughter of Beach Grant of New York, was the second wife of the seventh Earl of Essex, George Devereux de Vere Capell (1857-1916). They married in 1893.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
8741
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jane Erin Emmet (1873-1961)

Classification: 
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.75
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Behenna / 1893" inscribed on backing paper inside case: "Miss Emmett [sic] / 1893"
Gallery Label: 
Jane Emmet came from an artistic New York family and pursued a career as a portrait painter. She married the British impressionist painter Wilfred de Glehn in 1904 and spent much of her married life in England. The couple traveled frequently with John Singer Sargent, who depicted Jane in numerous works. Katherine Behenna, who exhibited under the pseudonym John Prendergast, favored dramatic poses like this one, showing Jane with her back turned and her face seen in profile.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
8736
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John B. Marié, Jr. (ca.1864-1932)

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.149
Marks: 
inscribed: on paper backing: Paillet/23 Rue Clauzel/Paris signed and dated: "Paillet/1890"
Gallery Label: 
Florence Stevens Waite was the daughter of Charles H. Waite of Cleveland, Ohio. She married John B. Marié, Jr. (1859-1937), son of John B. Marié of New York, on June 18, 1885. Her husband was a nephew of the donor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
8290
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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