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.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
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.
Seven expert tips on collecting, whether you seek affordable works on paper or a museum-quality masterpiece
The artistic director of The Grange Festival — a month-long staging of opera in the south of England — selects favourite works from Christie’s Classic Week in London