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Mrs. John McAllister (Frances Wardale)

Artist:
James Peale (American, Chestertown, Maryland 1749–1831 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1791
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 x 1 1/2 in. (5.1 x 3.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Gloria Manney, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.235.131
Not on view
Frances Wardale (1746-1814) was born in Yorkshire, England. She married in London and moved with her husband to Philadelphia in 1773. Her second husband, John McAllister, was an optician.
Signature: [at lower left]: I P / 1791
descended through the family; sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 22 Feb. 1979, lot 400; Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York
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