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Lydia Latrobe Loring (1881-1948)

Object Number: 
1905.139
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on cardboard backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner/N.Y. 1900. No. 333/Miss Lydia Peabody Loring" signed: on left: "C. and F. Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
The name Peabody in the cardboard inscription implies that the subject was related to that family, either through her mother in Baltimore or her father in Boston. In both cities the name was a prominent one and it may well have been part of her full name.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group