Mrs. J. Pierpont Morgan, Jr. (ca. 1870-1925)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
signature (obverse LR,painted): BEHENNA Inscriber: artist inscription (reverse,typewritten): MRS. J.P. MORGAN, JR., (JANE N. GREW). Description: adhesive label inscription (reverse,script): MRS. J. PIERPONT MORGAN JR Description: adhesive label
Jane Norton Grew was the daughter of Henry Sturgis Grew, a Boston banker and mill owner. She married J. Pierpont Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943) in 1890. They resided at Glen Cove, Long Island, where Mrs. Morgan took a special interest in gardening and horticulture. She was also an authority on the Morgan collection of books, manuscripts, and works of art.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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