Mrs. Edward Lyman Short (ca. 1863-1923)

Mrs. Edward Lyman Short (ca. 1863-1923)
Title
Mrs. Edward Lyman Short (ca. 1863-1923)
Date 
1899
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
canvas: 41 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. ( 105.4 x 85.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Jones and Livingston Lyman Short
Object Number 
1946.168
Marks 
Signed and dated lower left: "R. Madrazo / ’99"
Gallery Label 
Anna Livingston Petit was the elder daughter of John Jules Petit and Cornelia De Peyster (Livingston) Petit of New York. She married Edward Lyman Short (ca. 1855-1905), a lawyer specializing in railroad and insurance litigation. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her children, Anna Livingston Short (Mrs. Charles Herbert Jones) and Livingston Lyman Short.
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Creative: Tronvig Group