Mrs. Edward Wharton (1862-1937)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
signed and dated: at lower right: "1890 Paillet" inscribed: on paper backing:" Mrs. Wharton/Paillet/23 Rue Clauzel/Paris"
Edith Newbold Jones was the daughter of George Frederic and Lucretia Stevens (Rhinelander) Jones. She married Edward Wharton of Boston in 1885. The novels of Edith Wharton are among the most highly regarded works of American fiction.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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