Mrs. Richard Peters (Abigail Willing)

Date: ca. 1803

Medium: Watercolor on ivory

Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (9.5 x 7.3 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of J. William Middendorf II, 1968

Accession Number: 68.222.13

Description

Abigail Willing Peters (1777-1841) was the daughter of the prominent Philadelphian Thomas Willing. This miniature relates to the 1797 oil portrait of her by Gilbert Stuart (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia).

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