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Mrs. Thomas Buchanan Winthrop (ca.1850-1916)

Object Number: 
1905.273
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and dated lower right: "PAILLET / 1892"
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Helen Townsend was the daughter of Isaac and Mary (Austen) Townsend. She married Thomas Buchanan Winthrop (1841-1900), the son the Henry Rogers Winthrop, on June 4, 1872. Her husband was a lawyer, a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and served as a Fellow of Yale University from 1891 until his death. The Winthrops maintained residences in New York and Newport, Rhode Island.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group