Lina de Trobriand Post (1867-1951)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
signed and dated at lower left:"Paillet/1890" inscribed on backing paper: "Miss Lina Post / Paillet / 23 Rue Clauzel / Paris"
The subject was born in New York, the daughter of Albert Kintzing and Maria de Trobriand Post. In 1891 she was married to Hamilton Fish Webster (d. 1939), grandson of Hamilton Fish, and in 1901 they established their home in Newport, Rhode Island. Mrs. Webster was active in Democratic party politics and was president of the Newport Garden Club.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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