Mrs. W. Storrs Wells (ca. 1853-1935)

Object Number: 
1905.263
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Annie Raynor was the daughter of James A. Raynor, once the president of Erie Railroad. Her husband, who was a director and at one time president of the Fairbanks Company, maker of scales, died in Paris in 1926. The Wellses maintained homes in New York and Newport, R.I.; Mrs. Wells sold their fashionable estate, Chetwode, at Newport to John Jacob Astor III the year before her death.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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Creative: Tronvig Group