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Inscription

Center left, on letter: Miss Betsy Watson / Plimouth. Lower right, on base of column: R. Wilson Pix.

Provenance

By 1783, Mrs. Elisha Hutchinson (Mary Watson), Birmingham, England (granddaughter of sitter). Mrs. Martin Brimmer (Sarah Watson), Milton, MA (possibly from Hutchinson); Brimmer family (by inheritance); by c.1896, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Brimmer (Mary Ann Timmins), Boston (probably by inheritance); 1896 Mrs. Martin Brimmer (Mary Ann Timmins), Boston (by inheritance); by 1929-1941 Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth (Elizabeth Wadsworth), Geneseo, NY (probably by inheritance; niece of Brimmer); 1941, gift of Wadsworth. (Accession Date: January 9, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth

Dimensions

75.9 x 52.1 cm (29 7/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.10

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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