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Mrs. John Theodore Saxe (ca. 1850-1881)

Object Number: 
1956.114
Date: 
1868
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/4 x 22 in. ( 69.2 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: at left: "C. Richardson / 1868"
Gallery Label: 
Mary Bosworth was the daughter of Chief Justice Joseph Sollace Bosworth of the New York Superior Court. She married John Theodore Saxe (1843-81), a lumber merchant, on January 18, 1876. They had only one child, John Godfrey Saxe (1877-1953), who married Mary Sands, the donor, in 1909.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Godfrey Saxe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group