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Florence Davis (ca. 1865-1925)

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
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: 
1905.23
Marks: 
signature and date: at left: "Paillet / 1890" inscription: on paper backing: "Miss Flora Davis / Paillet / 23 Rue Clauzel / Paris"
Gallery Label: 
Florence Davis, the daughter of John H. Davis of Washington Square, New York, married Terence John Temple Blackwood in Paris on October 16, 1893. Blackwood succeeded his father as second Marquess of Dufferin and Ava in 1902. After her first husband's death, in 1918, the marchioness became the second wife of Richard George Penn, fourth Earl Howe (1861-1929) in 1919.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
37582
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Pierre Lorillard Ronalds (1839-1916)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
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: 
1905.215
Marks: 
signed: at left:"Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Mary Frances Cater of Boston was married to Pierre Lorillard Ronalds in 1859. The were separated in 1867, but a divorce was never decreed. Mrs. Ronalds lived in London after 1870, where she was a close friend of the deposed Napoleon III. By the time of her husband's death, in 1905, she was at the very center of London society.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
37182
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Margaret Clarkson (ca. 1870-1952)

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 in. ( 6.7 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.43
Marks: 
signed: left center: "Paillet/1890" paper backing: on verso: "Miss Margaret CLARKSON/Paillet/23 Rue Clauzel/Paris."
Gallery Label: 
Miss Clarkson was the daughter of Thomas Streatfeild[sic] Clarkson and Mary (Whitemarsh) Clarkson. She married her first cousin D. McRa Livingston (1868-1932), a civil engineer and inventor, at Tivoli, New York, on September 28, 1907.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
36791
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Julian Russell Story (1867-1952)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 8.6 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.240
Gallery Label: 
Emma Eames was born of American parents in Shanghai, China. She studied voice in Boston and Paris and made her debut with the Paris Opera in 1889. She sang with Metropolitan Opera Company in New York from 1891 to 1909 and came to be recognized as one of the foremost sopranos of the period. She was married to Julian R. Story (1857-1919) in 1891 and divorced in 1907. Four years later she married Emilio de Gogorza (d. 1949), a baritone with the Metropolitan Opera Company, from whom later separated.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
36669
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Stephen Grover Cleveland (1864-1947)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt; mother-of pearl
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 9/16 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.5 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.44
Marks: 
signed at left: "Paillet / 1891" inscribed on card on back of ivory: "Mrs. Cleveland / PAILLET / 23 Rue Clauzel / PARIS"
Gallery Label: 
Frances Folsom of Buffalo, New York, married President Grover Cleveland at the White House on June 2, 1886. The twenty-one-year-old bride was, and remains, the nation's youngest First Lady. After Cleveland's defeat in the 1888 presidential election, the couple lived in New York City. "Frank," as she was known to friends and family, became a leader of New York society and forged important connections that helped return her husband to the White House.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
36057
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte, (1839-1911)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.25
Marks: 
Signed and dated lower right: "PAILLET / 1892" inscribed on backing paper on rear of ivory: "Mme Gerome / Napoleon Bonaparte / nee Appleton / PAILLET / 6 Bd de Clichy / PARIS"
Gallery Label: 
The Newport wedding of Caroline LeRoy Appleton, a granddaughter of Daniel Webster, and Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte, a grandnephew of Emperor Napoleon, was one of the "most talked-of events of the season" in 1871. The bride was described as "a lovely type of the American woman, a pretty, pleasing brunette, with a refined face and dignified carriage." Marié likely became acquainted with Madame Bonaparte in Newport and commissioned this miniature after an earlier photograph.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
35180
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Benjamin Welles (ca. 1866-1911)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
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: 
1905.262
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Frances Wyeth Swan was the daughter of Frederick G. Swan. She married Benjamin Welles (1857-1935), a graduate of Harvard, Class of 1878, and a well-known philanthopist, on October 27, 1886.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
35009
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Henry Clews (1852-1945)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.45
Gallery Label: 
Lucy Madison Worthington of Kentucky was the daughter of General William Hoard Worthington and Eliza (Tomlinson) Worthington, and the grandniece of President Madison. She married Henry Clews (1834-1923), a bank and broker, who was a native of England. They lived in New York and had a summer home in Newport, R.I. Mrs. Clews was a founder of the Colony Club.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
34524
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Thomas Jackson Oakley Rhinelander (ca. 1870-1923)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 3 in. ( 9.5 x 7.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.207
Marks: 
signed: at left:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Edith Cruger Sands was the daughter of Charles Edwin and Letitia (Campbell) Sands of New York. She married Thomas Jackson Oakley Rhinelander in 1894.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
32622
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Scranton

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.226
Marks: 
signed: at right:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Although certain identification is impossible, the subject may be Mary Halsey Woodbridge (ca. 1854-1918), the daughter of F. E. Woodbridge. Miss Woodbridge married Walter Scranton (b. 1849) of Scranton, Pennsylvania, on September 8, 1875, at Vergennes, Vermont.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
32137
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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