New York, East
29 September 1999
Lydia Field Emmet (1866-1952)
Portrait of Nora Iselin
signed 'Lydia Field Emmet' (lower right)--inscribed 'Nora Iselin' (upper left)
oil on canvas
65 x 42 in. (165.1 x 108.6 cm.)
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, One Hundred and Fifth Annual Exhibition, 1910, no. 582.
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