Florence Davis (ca. 1865-1925)

Florence Davis (ca. 1865-1925)
Title
Florence Davis (ca. 1865-1925)
Date 
1890
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number 
1905.23
Marks 
signature and date: at left: "Paillet / 1890" inscription: on paper backing: "Miss Flora Davis / Paillet / 23 Rue Clauzel / Paris"
Gallery Label 
Florence Davis, the daughter of John H. Davis of Washington Square, New York, married Terence John Temple Blackwood in Paris on October 16, 1893. Blackwood succeeded his father as second Marquess of Dufferin and Ava in 1902. After her first husband's death, in 1918, the marchioness became the second wife of Richard George Penn, fourth Earl Howe (1861-1929) in 1919.
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Creative: Tronvig Group