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Mrs. Antonio F. de Navarro (1859-1940)

Object Number: 
1905.177
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
label: on back: "Miss Mary Anderson (Mrs. de Navarro)" label: on back: "Mrs. Ant. Fdo de Navarro/(Mary Anderson)"
Gallery Label: 
Mary Anderson, a native of Sacramento, California, first appeared on the New York stage two years after her 1875 debut in "Romeo and Juliet." She was later hailed as a Shakespearean actress in England and Europe as well as in America. She married Antonio F. de Navarro (d. 1932) in England on June 17, 1890, and soon thereafter abandoned the stage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group