Mary Etta Smith (1860-1945)

Object Number: 
1941.901
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Oil on canvas, mounted on masonite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 20 in. ( 61 x 50.8 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "J. L. Harding 1865"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the third daughter of Albert Smith (1814-88) and Catherine (Goldthwaite) Smith (1824-88) of New York. Her father was a member of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church and operated a factory that made cavalry boots during the Civil War. Miss Smith died at her residence at 527 West 121st Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Etta Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group