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Seated Man Writing, from the Economical School Series
Black chalk, charcoal, and gray wash on light blue paper
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The subject of this portrait is thought to be Elizabeth (Lawrence) Laurance, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Lawrence. She was the widow of James Allen, and was married to John Laurance as his second wife in 1791.
Gift of Anna McWhorter Thomas in the name of George C. McWhorter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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