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Mrs. Theodore Douglas Robinson (ca. 1882-1962)

Object Number: 
1905.217
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the back of the case: "Miss Helen R. Roosevelt" signed and dated: at right:"Cecil eE. Payen/1902"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a niece of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the daughter of his half-brother James R. Roosevelt (1854-1927) and his first wife, Helen (d. 1894). Her husband, whom she married in 1904, was assistant secretary of the navy during the Calvin Coolidge administration.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group