New York, Park Avenue
15 - 16 January 1999
CLARISSA PETERS (circa 1810-through 1854)*
A Baby in cream floral dress adorned with red bows on each shoulder, holding her red necklace; sky and clouds background
watercolor on ivory
1.7/8 x 1in.
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An accomplished portrait minaiturist in her own right, Clarissa Peters was married to fellow portrait miniaturist, Moses B. Russell (circa 1810-1884). Peters exhibited at the Boston Athenaeum between 1842 and 1854.
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