Mrs. Edward Lyman Short (ca. 1863-1923)

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Oil on canvas
Framed: 47 3/8 × 39 1/8 × 2 3/4 in. (120.3 × 99.4 × 7 cm) Unframed: 41 3/4 × 33 3/4 in. (106 × 85.7 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: "R. Madrazo / ’99"
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Anna Livingston Petit was the elder daughter of John Jules Petit and Cornelia De Peyster (Livingston) Petit of New York. She married Edward Lyman Short (ca. 1855-1905), a lawyer specializing in railroad and insurance litigation. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her children, Anna Livingston Short (Mrs. Charles Herbert Jones) and Livingston Lyman Short.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Jones and Livingston Lyman Short
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Creative: Tronvig Group