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Mrs. Isaac Otis (ca. 1828-1868)

Mrs. Isaac Otis (ca. 1828-1868)
Mrs. Isaac Otis (ca. 1828-1868)
White marble
Overall: 24 3/8 x 20 5/8 x 3 1/16 in. ( 61.9 x 52.4 x 7.8 cm )
Bas-relief portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Object Number 
signed: on back in crayon: "Laura S. Holman/Florence/July.../Sculp 1870" inscribed: on back in crayon: "2464" inscribed: on back in pencil: "6" inscribed: on proper left side in pencil: "John Taylor/June 22/05" inscribed: on proper right side: "James Costello/June 22/05"
Gallery Label 
Eliza Skeel was the daughter of Theron and Elizabeth Skeel of Brooklyn. Laura Skeel, the artist, was her sister. Eliza Skeel married Isaac Otis at the Church of the Pilgrims, in Brooklyn, on June 6, 1848.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group