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Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman
Portrait of a Woman
Black ink and wash, watercolor, white gouache, and graphite on paper
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 8.3 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Hon. and Mrs. J. William Middendorf II
Object Number 
signature and date: verso, right: "J.W. Jarvis no 1,22 Broadway/NY Sept. 1807/R.G. Pain" signature: "Jarvis/1807"
Signed and inscribed at left in gray wash: "JARVIS / 1807"; below image: "JARVIS 122 Broadway / 1807 Sep"; verso Signed and inscribed in graphite: "JW Jarvis No 122 Broadway / Sep 1807 N york"; below: "JW Jarvis 122 Broad / No 122 Broadway NY/ Sept 1807"
Gallery Label 
The subject may be a member of the De Lancey family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group