Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mrs. William Power (née Shed)

Probably by John Henderson (died 1829)
19th century
Colorless wax on black ground; frame: wood with brass mounts and glass
Framed: 6 1/8 × 5 5/8 in. (15.6 × 14.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Glenn Tilley Morse Collection, Bequest of Glenn Tilley Morse, 1950
Accession Number:
Not on view
Henderson was an amateur modeler of portraits in wax.
Signature: On tranche of arm: . . . (?) H. (probably for John Henderson)

Inscription: Inscribed in ink on back of frame: Mrs. Wm. Power/née Shed/Model by Mr. Jno Henderson/formerly belonged to her/second Daughter Mrs. C. Turner/Broken (2nd time) in 1886 ? repd by JPH July 1888/the pieces being merely put together with cement at back/ model by John Henderson
Mrs. C. Turner ; Glenn Tilley Morse (until 1950; bequeathed to MMA)
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