Mrs. William Robertson (1738-1811)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
Inscription: on back of frame:"Wife of William/Robertson-by Andrew/Robertson brother of /Archibald Robertson/loaned by great-great grandson/Tarrant"
Jean Ross was the daughter of Alexander Ross of Balnagowan, Scotland. She married William Robertson in 1764, and was the mother of five sons, among them the artists Archibald, Alexander, and Andrew.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
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