Mrs. Sidney Webster (1838-1923)

Object Number: 
1905.260
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Morris Fish was the eldest daughter of Hamilton Fish. In 1860 she was married to Sidney Webster, a lawyer who had served as private secretary to President Franklin Pierce (1853-57); that same year her husband moved his law practice from Boston to New York. Mr. and Mrs. Webster were socially prominent in New York and Newport, R.I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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Creative: Tronvig Group