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Pierre Edouard Dagoty
FLORENCE 1775 - 1871 BORDEAUX
PORTRAIT OF MARY MORTON, NÉE HENRY (1781-1858) AND HER TWO YOUNGEST CHILDREN
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gilt-metal frame;
signed and dated lower left: Dagoty / 1812
111 by 88 mm.
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Provenance

Thomas L. Morton;
Elizabeth W. McPhee;
sale, London, Christie's, 20 March 1990, lot 65

Literature

Friesen (ed.), 2001, p. 403, no. 95;
du Pasquier, 2010, p. 189 

Catalogue Note

Of Irish extraction, Mary Morton was born in Bordeaux. In 1802 she married John Archer Morton (1772-1840), an American. They lived outside Bordeaux in a house called 'Virginia', named after the state of his birth.

A pendent to this miniature, showing the couple's other two children, was sold at Christie's, London, 20 March 1990, lot 66.



The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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London