Thomas Middleton, Mary Roberts (died 1761 Charleston, South Carolina), Watercolor on ivory, American

Thomas Middleton

Artist:
Mary Roberts (died 1761 Charleston, South Carolina)
Date:
ca. 1752–58
Culture:
American
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.8 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Dale T. Johnson Fund and Jan and Warren Adelson Gift, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.63
Not on view
The set of five miniatures (2007.61-.65)portrays a group of cousins, the children of brothers William (1710-1775) and Henry (1717-1784) Middleton of Charleston, South Carolina, and Suffolk, England.
Signature: Signed with the artist's monogram: MR
The pieces were owned in the Middleton Family of Charleston, South Carolina, and taken to the family home in England, Shrubland Hall, where they remained until sale from that house in 2006.