Mrs. Robert LeRoy (ca. 1855-1913)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
signed and dated: at left: Paillet/1892 Inscribed: on paper backing: Mrs. Robert LeRoy/Paillet/6 Bd de Clichy/Paris
Amelia Lewis was the daughter of W. D. Lewis of Philadelphia. She married Captain Robert Le Roy with whom she lived in Paris. Her obituary in The New York Times reported that she was "one of the oldest members" of the American colony there.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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