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Alethea Lenox (1807-1878)

Alethea Lenox (1807-1878)
Title
Alethea Lenox (1807-1878)
Date 
1830
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 34 x 27 in. ( 86.4 x 68.6 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Maria Banks Taylor
Object Number 
1946.83
Gallery Label 
Alethea Lenox was the youngest daughter of Robert and Rachel (Carmer) Lenox and the sister of noted New York philanthropist James Lenox. She married James Donaldson, the son of Robert Donaldson of North Carolina, in 1833. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her grandniece.
Bibliography 
Catalogue of American Portraits in the New-York Historical Society, no. 1768, Vol. 1, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974, p. 449.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group