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Miss Withers

Miss Withers
Title
Miss Withers
Date 
1922
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 39 7/8 x 30 3/8 in. ( 101.3 x 77.2 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1944.15
Marks 
signature and date: upper left: "Helen M. Turner / N.Y. 1922" inscription: on back: "Miss Withers"
Gallery Label 
The artist was a great-granddaughter of John Pintard, founder of The New-York Historical Society. The name of the subject is fictitious and her identity is not known other than that she is said to have been a favorite model of the artist.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group