Margaret Auchmuty Mackay (1874-1946)

Margaret Auchmuty Mackay (1874-1946)
Margaret Auchmuty Mackay (1874-1946)
ca. 1895
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number 
signed: "Behenna"
Gallery Label 
The subject was born in New York, the daughter of Barnard and Mary Christina (Auchmuty) Mackay. She was married to the Very Reverend Frederick Warren Beekman in 1916 when he was dean of the Cathedral of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was later appointed dean of the American Episcopal Pro-Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris, and most of their lives thereafter were spent in France. Mrs. Beekman left Paris in June 1940 and returned to New York where she lived until her death.
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Creative: Tronvig Group