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Mrs. Fernando Yznaga (1869-1926)

Object Number: 
1905.284
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on paper backing: "Mrs. Mabel Yzanga/Pailet/23 Rue Clauzel/Paris" signed and dated: "Paillet/1891"
Gallery Label: 
Mabel Elizabeth Wright was the daughter of George Curtis Wright, a carpet designer of New York. She became the second wife of Fernando Yznaga (1851-1901) on March 4, 1890. Immediately after their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Yznaga sailed to London, and it was probably while they were on this trip abroad that this miniature was painted.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group