Mrs. Eleazer Parmly (1801-1857)

Object Number: 
1948.563
Date: 
ca. 1845-1850
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 x 30 in. ( 63.5 x 76.2 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Anna Maria Valk Smith was born in Charleston, South Carolina. She was orphaned when she was young and adopted by a cousin, John M. Ehrick, a wealthy merchant and broker who moved to New York. She married Eleazer Parmly in 1827. She was the grandmother of the donor and mother-in-law of the artist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William F. Ward
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group