Edith, Lady Playfair (ca. 1855-1932)

Object Number: 
1905.194
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Signed lower left: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Edith Russell, the daughter of Samuel Hammond Russell of Boston, became the third wife of Sir Lyon Playfair (1819-98), the first Baron Playfair of Saint Andrews, in 1878. The Playfairs lived in England. Lady Playfair married Robert Fleming Crooks in 1901.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group