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Mrs. Jean Baptiste Marie (ca. 1795-after 1844)
Date: ca. 1890
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 1905.150
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Marks: signed and dated: "Paillet/1890"

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Léontine Arnaud, the mother of Peter Marié, was the youngest daughter of General Joseph Louis Arnaud, a planter of Santo Domingo, and Mary (Nicholson) Arnaud. After her father's assassination during a native uprising, her mother brought the subject and her two sisters to New York. She married Jean Baptiste Marié in 1811.