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Miss Helen Horton

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.111
Marks: 
signed and dated: lower left: "Paillet/1892"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
30561
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. William Bayard Cutting (1855-1949)

Classification: 
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16 in. ( 6.2 x 6.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.54
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Behenna/1894"
Gallery Label: 
Olivia Peyton Murray, daughter of Bronson Murray, was born at Rose Hill Farm, near Ottawa, Illinois. She married William Bayard Cutting (1850-1912) on April 26, 1877.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1894
eMuseum Object ID: 
30487
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Charles Whitney

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.3 x 6.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.268
Marks: 
Signed: at right:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
The subject's maiden name was Jessy Perkins.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
30486
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miss Maude Adams, (1872-1953)

Classification: 
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.1
Marks: 
signed: at left: "Clausen Coope/1902" inscribed on card within case: "Mr. J C C" printed on card within case: "BLACK, STARR & FROST / SUCCESSORS TO / BALL, BLACK & CO / JEWELLERS ADN SILVERSMITH[S] / 438 FIFTH AVENUE, COR. 39TH ST / NEW YORK / TELEPHON
Gallery Label: 
This miniature is alphabetically the first of the 285 miniatures representing "the beauties of NY Society" which were presented to N-YHS by the Residuary Legatees under the will of Peter Marie on March 25, 1905. According to his NY Times Obituary "He always with gentle insistence claimed the miniature or portrait of every new beauty he met. This was done with such rare, courtesy that the fair donor could not refuse" Legendary stage actress Maude Adams made her Broadway debut in 1888 and achieved greatest acclaim in the role of Peter Pan. As the "Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up," she appeared in more than 1,500 performances and earned an astronomical $20,000 a month. Adams was rarely seen in public outside the theatre, and it is unlikely that Peter Marié knew her personally. He probably commissioned this miniature from a publicity photograph.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1902
eMuseum Object ID: 
30484
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mary Gansevoort Edwards (ca. 1880-after 1925)

Classification: 
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 3 in. ( 9.2 x 7.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.71
Marks: 
signed: lower right: "Weidner" engraved: on case: "Miss Mary G. Edwards" inscribed: on the cardboard backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner-pinxts/N.Y. 1902/Miss Mary G. Edwards"
Gallery Label: 
The subject of this miniature was the daughter of Lewis and Helen Gansevoort (Magee) Edwards, who were married in 1877. The family lived in Manhattan until 1902 when they moved to Geneseo, Livingston County, New York. Miss Edwards was a member of the Colonial Dames of America.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1902
eMuseum Object ID: 
30417
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Fernando Yznaga (1869-1926)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.284
Marks: 
inscription: on paper backing: "Mrs. Mabel Yzanga/Pailet/23 Rue Clauzel/Paris" signed and dated: "Paillet/1891"
Gallery Label: 
Mabel Elizabeth Wright was the daughter of George Curtis Wright, a carpet designer of New York. She became the second wife of Fernando Yznaga (1851-1901) on March 4, 1890. Immediately after their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Yznaga sailed to London, and it was probably while they were on this trip abroad that this miniature was painted.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
30361
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Armstrong Chanler

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1896
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.251
Marks: 
Signed lower right: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Amélie Rives, who was born in Richmond, Va., the daughter of Col. Alfred Landon Rives and Sadie (McMurdo) Rives, was destined to become a well-known literary figure as well as a prominent socialite. Her first novel, "The Quick or the Dead?," was published in Philadelphia in 1888. That same year she married John Armstrong Chanler, a lawyer of New York; they were divorced in 1895. Her second husband was Prince Pierre Troubetskoy (d. 1936), a Russian artist; they were married in 1896.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1896
eMuseum Object ID: 
30325
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miss Struthers

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.7 x 8.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.243
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
30323
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Thomas Buchanan Winthrop (ca.1850-1916)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.273
Marks: 
Signed and dated lower right: "PAILLET / 1892"
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Helen Townsend was the daughter of Isaac and Mary (Austen) Townsend. She married Thomas Buchanan Winthrop (1841-1900), the son the Henry Rogers Winthrop, on June 4, 1872. Her husband was a lawyer, a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and served as a Fellow of Yale University from 1891 until his death. The Winthrops maintained residences in New York and Newport, Rhode Island.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
30315
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Philip Emil Sauer (ca. 1820-1896)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.222
Marks: 
signed: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Léontine Marié, the sister of the donor, was the youngest daughter of Jean Baptiste Marié and Léontine (Arnaud) Marié of New York. She married Philip Emil Sauer, president of the German Bank at 120 Broadway, on April 28, 1857.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
30286
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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