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Mrs. Isaac Otis (ca. 1828-1868)

Object Number: 
White marble
Overall: 24 3/8 x 20 5/8 x 3 1/16 in. ( 61.9 x 52.4 x 7.8 cm )
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: "J
Bas-relief portrait
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group