Edith Malvina Keteltas Wetmore (1870-1966)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
signed and dated: "Paillet/1894"
Miss Wetmore was the daughter of George Peabody Wetmore, governor of Rhode Island and U.S. senator, and Edith Malvina (Keteltas) Wetmore. She lived on the family estate in Newport called Chateau-sur-Mer, and willed the property to the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. She was a benefactor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University, the New York Public Library, and several Newport organizations.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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