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Artist: Anthony Meucci, American, born Italy, active 1818–37
Subject: John Bogart Wright, American, 1801–1858

John Bogart Wright (1801-1858)

ca. 1823

Watercolor on ivory with silver mount

2 3/4 × 2 1/4 in. (7 × 5.7 cm)
Gift of James Lancel McElhinney, Yale School of Art, M.F.A. Painting, 1976
Made in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Not on view
19th century

John Bogart Wright. b. New York. 1801. d. Bloomfield NJ 1858;
Nancy Delano Howland Wright. b. New Bedford, Ma. d. Bloomfield, NJ, 1852;
Elizabeth Howland Wright Perrine(daughter) b. New York, NY 1829. d. Bloomfield, NJ 1881;
Bessie Clark Perrine Foote (grand-daughter) b. Brooklyn, NY 1856. d. Larchmont, NY, 1944;
Edith Foote Carpenter (great-grand-daughter) b. Brooklyn, NY 1896 D. Wynnewood, PA. 1975;
Joan Howland Carpenter McElhinney (great-great-grand-daughter) b. Wilmington, DE 1922. d. Medford, NJ 2019;
James Lancel McElhinney (great-great-great-grandson) b. Abington, PA 1952. Yale School of Art. MFA Painting 1976

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