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Miss Daisy Post (1876-1969)

Object Number: 
1905.197
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on paper backing: "Carl and Fredrika Weidner Pinxt/N.Y. 1896 No. 237/Miss Daisy Post/N.Y." signed: lower right:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
This miniature is identified only as Miss Daisy Post, the nickname by which Margaret Louise Post, the daughter of William and Rosalie D. (Anthony) Post, was known to her friends and relatives throughout her life. In 1900 she was married to James H. Van Alen, onetime U.S. ambassador to Italy. The Van Alens made their home in New York and Newport. Mr. Van Alen died in 1927 and in 1948 Mrs. Van Alen married Louis S. Bruguière, an art connoisseur of San Francisco and Newport.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group