Unidentified sitter, by Mary Roberts

Unidentified sitter, ca. 1755, Mary Roberts

Unidentified sitter, ca. 1755
Mary Roberts (American, d. 1761)
Watercolor on ivory; 1 1/8 x 1 inches
Gibbes Museum of Art, Bequest of Mrs. Amelia Josephine Emanuel (1939.009.0001)

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