Frances Stanley White (1831-1844)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 7 7/16 x 5 3/8 in. ( 18.9 x 13.7 cm )
inscription: on back of mat: "Earle & Sons/?6 Chestnut Street/Philadelphia"
The subject was the second of ten children of Norman White (1805-83) and Mary Abiah (Dodge) White (1808-57). Her older sister, Mary Stuart White (see Mrs. Matson Meier-Smith) was the donor's grandmother. The subject's father was a prominent New York businessman with homes in Gramercy Park and New Rochelle, New York.
Bequest of Mary Constance DuBois
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