Mrs. William Jay Schieffelin (1871-1948)
Watercolor on ivory
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Signed and dated lower right: "PAILLET / 1892"
Maria Louisa Shepard was the eldest daughter of Colonel Elliott Fitch Shepard and Margaret Louisa (Vanderbilt) Shepard. She married William Jay Schieffelin, a great-great-grandson of Chief Justice John Jay and of Jacob Schieffelin, on February 5, 1891.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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