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Mrs. John Cox (Esther Bowes)

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale (American, Chester, Maryland 1741–1827 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
ca. 1778
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (4.4 x 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Gloria Manney, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.235.315
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 754
The sitter (1760-1814) was the daughter of Francis Bowes and Rachel Le Chevalier of Trenton.
Inscription: Engraved on verso, at a later date: Esther (Bowes) Cox / Born Nov. 18th 1760 / Died Feb. 10th 1814
Alexander Gallery, New York, 1989
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