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Watercolor on ivory miniature bust length portrait of a woman facing slightly left wearing a white dress with a white lace shawl and a white lace cap, mounted behind an ormolu mat with oval opening in a hinged leather case with embossed floral decoration and a red velvet lining.
ivory (tooth component)
"Mrs. Benj. D. Greene / (nee Margaret Quincy) / Artist Henry Brown 1850" (Paper label)
Greene, Benjamin Daniel, 1793-1862
Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864
Greene, Margaret Morton Quincy, 1806-1882
Brown, Henry I., 1822-ca. 1880 (Miniaturist)
4 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
The companion piece by Henry I. Brown of Benjamin Daniel Greene is published in Dale T. Johnson, "American Portrait Miniatures in the Manney Collection," (1990): plate 29, cat. 22.
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