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Mrs. Benjamin Simons

Artist:
Henry Benbridge (American, Philadelphia 1743–1812 Philadelphia)
Date:
ca. 1771–76
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 7/8 x 25 in. (75.5 x 63.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
29.58
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
the sitter, Charleston, South Carolina, died 1776; her son, Robert Simons, 1776–1807; his wife, Mary Harlbeck Simons; Benjamin Bonneau Simons, Charleston, South Carolina, until 1845; his daughter, Maria Simons, 1845–1886; her sister, Jane Van der Horst Simons Bowly; her sons, George Hollins Bowly and E. Heyward Bowly, 1922–1929
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