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Mrs. Francis Sedgwick Watson

Object Number: 
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Signed lower left: "WEIDNER" inscription: on cardboard backing: "Carl and Fredrika Weidner Pinxt/N.Y. 1898/Mrs. F.S. Watson/of Boston."
Gallery Label: 
Mary L. Perkins (ca. 1866-1917) was the daughter of Thomas Handasyd Perkins, merchant, philanthropist, and railroad pioneer of Boston. In 1886 she was married to Francis Sedgwick Watson, a noted Boston urologist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group