Mrs. Frederick Sheldon (d. 1908)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 cm )
signed: at left:"Behenna"
Amie (or Amey) Richmond Fearing was the daughter of Daniel Butler Fearing (d. 1870), a New York merchant, and Harriet Fearing. Her husband, Frederick Sheldon (1821-1907), was a writer and connoisseur of literature. The couple lived in New York and summered in Newport, R.I.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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