Helen Van Cortlandt Morris (ca. 1885-1958)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
inscription: on cardboard backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner pinxt./N.Y. 1897. no 286/Miss Helen Morris." signed: on left: "Weidner"
The subject was a sister of Monson Morris. As children she and her brother were members of the household of Alonzo C. Monson, a former judge of the California Supreme Court and treasurer of the New York Jockey Club. In 1904 Miss Morris married Nelson Beardsley Burr, a New York lawyer and railroad executive.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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