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Mary S. Handy (ca. 1873-1952)

Classification: 
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.95[dup]
Marks: 
signature and date: at left: "Paillet / 1894" inscription: on paper backing: "Miss Handy / Paillet / 6 Bd de Clichy / Paris"
Gallery Label: 
"May" Handy of Richmond, Virginia, was the daughter of Capt. Edward Handy. On September 28, 1904, she became the second wife of James Brown Potter (1853-1922) of New York. At the time of her marriage she was said to be the most beautiful woman in Virginia.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1894
eMuseum Object ID: 
41114
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Florence Temple Griswold (1867-after 1924)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.51
Marks: 
signed and dated: at right: "Paillet/1891" inscribed: on paper backing: "Miss Florence/Griswold/Paillet/23 Rue Chanzel/Paris"
Gallery Label: 
Florence Temple Griswold was the daughter of John Noble Alsop Griswold and Jane Louisa (Emmett) Griswold. She married Horatio Robert Odo Cross, Surgeon Major in the British Grenadier Guards, on April 30, 1892.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
41029
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Robert Bowne Minturn, Jr. (ca. 1839-1926)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
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: 
1905.162
Gallery Label: 
Susanna Shaw was the second daughter of Francis George Shaw (1809-92) and Sarah Blake (Sturgis) Shaw. She was born in Boston but later moved with her family to Staten Island. She married Robert Bowne Minturn, Jr. (1836-89), of the shipping commission house of Grinnell, Minturn and Co., on October 30, 1862.
Date Begin: 
1892
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
40955
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Lionel Sackville-West (ca. 1863-1936)

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.4 x 4.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.220
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1890"
Gallery Label: 
Josephine Victoria Sackville-West was the daughter of Lionel Sackville (1827-1908), second Baron Sackville, and Josephine de Ortega, a Spanish dancer. On June 17, 1890, she was married to her cousin, Lionel Edward Sackville-West (1867-1928). Their only child, Victoria Mary ("Vita") Sackville-West (b. 1892), was married to Harold Nicolson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
40591
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Joseph Leslie Cotton (ca. 1858-1882)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.46
Marks: 
signed: at left: "Paillet/1891" paper backing: "Miss M. C. Potter/The Late Mrs. Cottin (sic)/Paillet/23 Rue Clauzel/Paris"
Gallery Label: 
Maria Louisa Potter was the eldest daughter of Clarkson Nott Potter (1825-82), a prominent lawyer and congressman, and Virginia (Mitchell) Potter. She was married to Joseph Leslie Cotton (1855-1929) of New York. This posthumous portrait shows her in 18th-century costume, her powdered hair elaborately dressed and adorned.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
40112
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Romaine Madeleine Stone (ca. 1870-1943)

Classification: 
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.252
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1889"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of General Roy Stone and Mary M. Stone of Mendham, N.J. Her first husband, Lawrence Turnure, Jr., whom she married in London on July 15, 1890, was the son of a prominent New York banker and financier. After his death, in 1902, Mrs. Turnure moved to Paris where on July 1, 1903, she married to Lord Augustus Debonaire John Monson, ninth Baron Monson. They made their home at Burton Hall, Lincoln, England.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1889
eMuseum Object ID: 
39819
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. William E. Rogers (1844-1909)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.214
Marks: 
Signed lower right: "WEIDNER"
Gallery Label: 
Susan LeRoy Fish was a daughter of Governor Hamilton Fish and Julia (Kean) Fish. She married William Evans Rogers (1846-1913) of Philadelphia in 1868. Her father was governor of New York from 1849-50, and later served as secretary of state under President Grant. From 1867 to 1869 he was president of The New-York Historical Society and was its vice-president from 1881 to 1888.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
39728
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer Cruger (1847-1920)

Classification: 
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.52
Marks: 
Signed and dated lower left: "PAILLET / 1893"
Gallery Label: 
Julie Grinnell Storrow was the daughter of Thomas Wentworth Storrow of Boston and the grandniece of Washington Irving. She married Stephen Van Rensselaer Cruger (1844-98), great-great-grandson of John Cruger, Sr., on April 21, 1868. While living in Russia while her husband was the American ambassador there, Mrs. Cruger wrote her first novel, "A Diplomat's Diary" (1890), under the pen name Julien Gordon. She married her second husband, Wade Chance, in 1908; the couple divorced in 1915.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
39380
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Romola Dahlgren (ca. 1876-1944)

Classification: 
Date: 
1899
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: 
1905.55
Marks: 
signed: "Weidner" inscribed: old label: "Miss Romola Dahlgren"
Gallery Label: 
The subject of this miniature was the daughter of Paul and Annie Rutherford (Morgan) Dahlgren. Her father was at one time the consul general in Rome; her maternal grandfather was the Rev. William F. Morgan, rector of St.Thomas Church in New York for many years. Miss Dahlgren was known for her philanthropic and religious activities.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1899
eMuseum Object ID: 
38527
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. George Grenville Merrill (ca. 1875-?)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1897
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
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: 
1905.158
Marks: 
engraved: on back of case: Mrs. G. Grenville Merrill /nee Pauline Dresser" signed: on left: "Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Pauline Georgine Warren Dresser was the daughter of Colonel George Warren Dresser of the U.S. Army and Susan Fish (LeRoy) Dresser. She married George Grenville Merrill (1866-1938) at Trinity Church, Newport, R.I., on December 1, 1897. Mr. Merrill was an Episcopal clergyman and served as rector of parishes in Tuxedo Park and Buffalo, New York, and Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1897
eMuseum Object ID: 
37666
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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