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Edith Hope Goddard (1868-1970)

Object Number: 
1905.119
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
signed and dated at lower right: "Paillet/1891" inscribed on backing paper: "Miss Hope Goddard / Paillet / 23 Rue Clauzel / Paris"
Gallery Label: 
Born in Providence, R. I., Edith Hope Goddard was the daughter of Col. William W. Goddard and Mary Edith (Jenks) Goddard. In 1894 she was married to Charles Oliver Iselin, a banker with the firm of Adrian Iselin and Company, whose first wife, Frances (Garner) Iselin had died in 1890. A well-known beauty and an expert golfer and sailor, the subject was the only woman ever to sail as a member of a crew defending the America's Cup.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group