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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Subject: John Wood Dodge, 1807–1893



Watercolor on ivory

sight in frame: 1 5/8 × 1 1/4 in. (4.128 × 3.175 cm)
John Hill Morgan, B.A. 1893, LL.B. 1896, M.A. HON. 1929, Fund
Not on view
19th century
Miniatures - Jewelry

Painted by the artist, John Wood Dodge, as a gift for his daughter, Juliette Lavinia Dodge, 1848; by descent in the family from Juliette Lavinia Dodge (Mrs. Charles H. Smith) to her daughter, Estelle Walker Smith; Estelle Walker Smith to her daughter, Juliette Frances Mee; Juliette Frances Mee to her son, David Schuyler Caine; by purchase to Elle Shushan, Augustus Decorative Arts


“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 210, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 76, 77 (detail), 359–60, pl. 60.

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