William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of Mary Brandeis of Chester, Pennsylvania.
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)
Portrait of Mary Brandeis of Chester, Pennsylvania. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in., c. 1848, in a contemporary wooden frame. Condition: Very good, a few spots of paint losses on edges. Note: According to the 1870 and 1900 census Mary Brandeis was born in Chester, Pennsylvania in August of 1855 to Herman and Terissa (or Tresa) Brandeis who emigrated from Germany. There were five children in the family. Herman was a clothier merchant in Chester.