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Artist: John Wood Dodge, 1807–1893

Mrs. Ezra Nye (Nancy Freeman Fessenden) (1799-1883)

1837

Watercolor on ivory

framed: 7 x 6 in. (17.78 x 15.24 cm) 3 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. (8.3 x 7.3 cm)
Gift of Leonard F. Hill, B.A. 1969
2009.38.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Miniatures
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

By descent in the family of the sitter; Elle Shushan; by purchase to Leonard Hill; by gift to the Yale Art Gallery

Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 75, 359–60, pl. 59.

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 136, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.