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Edith Minturn (ca. 1869-1937)

Object Number: 
1905.239
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1892" inscribed on backing paper: "Miss Edith Minturn. / Paillet / 23 R. Clauzel / Paris"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of Robert Bowne Minturn, Jr., and Susanna (Shaw) Minturn. She married Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes on August 21, 1895. Mrs. Stokes served as president of the New York Kindergarten Association and was a benefactor of St. George's Church.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group