Mrs. Edward Fesser (1839-1922)

Object Number: 
1945.38
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 in. ( 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: at right:"Edward Fesser 1904"
Gallery Label: 
Antonia E. Lentilhon was the daughter of Eugène Lentilhon (1810-79) and Emily Louisa (Smith) Lentilhon (1816-69). Her father was born in Lyons, France, and emigrated to New York where he became a successful cotton merchant. The artist was the sitter's son; his wife, Jean (Shepard) Fesser, was the donor of the portrait.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Fesser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group