Julia Parsons Redmond (c. 1882-1959) in Eighteenth-Century Costume; Self-Portrait
Watercolor, gouache, and black crayon on board
Overall: 17 x 19 1/2 in. ( 43.2 x 49.5 cm )
inscribed: lower, pencil: "One...early copy done by this..., 1904"
Inscribed at lower right outside iimage in black crayon: "One & only copy done by this process / 1904"
Julia Parsons, the wife of New York banker Henry S. Redmond, was an amateur artist who painted mainly miniatures. In this self-portrait she appears in the 18th-century costume gown she wore to Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish's ball in 1904.
Gift of Mrs. Henry S. Redmond
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