Mrs. Jean Baptiste Marie (ca. 1795-after 1844)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
signed and dated: "Paillet/1890"
Léontine Arnaud, the mother of Peter Marié, was the youngest daughter of General Joseph Louis Arnaud, a planter of Santo Domingo, and Mary (Nicholson) Arnaud. After her father's assassination during a native uprising, her mother brought the subject and her two sisters to New York. She married Jean Baptiste Marié in 1811.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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