16 June 1999
Attributed to WILLIAM LEWIS (active circa 1812-1824)
A young girl, Eleanor Hovey Willis as a child, in green plaid dress holding a book with brown hair brushed to one side in a curl
watercolor on ivory, ivory with losses
2.5/8 x 2in.
rose-gold oval frame
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