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Helen Van Cortlandt Morris (ca. 1885-1958)

Object Number: 
1905.171
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on cardboard backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner pinxt./N.Y. 1897. no 286/Miss Helen Morris." signed: on left: "Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group