Mrs. Jacob Motte (Rebecca Brewton)

Jeremiah Theus American

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The sitter is Rebecca Brewton (1737 -1816), the honorable Jacob Mottes, second wife, who he married in 1758. Theus also painted Jacob Motte Jr. in miniature (date and location unknown). Until now, the traditional identification of the sitter had been Elizabeth Martin (1710-1757), Motte's first wife.

Mrs. Jacob Motte (Rebecca Brewton), Jeremiah Theus (American, Chur, 1716–1774 Charleston, South Carolina), Watercolor on ivory, American

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