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Mrs. John Augustus di Zerega (d. 1923)
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 1905.283
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Marks: inscription: on the back: "Mrs. John de [sic] Zerega/nee/Katherine Berry/peint par/J. Clausen Coope/pour/Peter Marie

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Katherine (Berry) di Zerega was the mother of Richard A. di Zerega and of Charlotte, Lady Frankland, wife of Sir Frederick Frankland. She was the author of "The Children's Paradise," published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in 1877. Her husband's father was Augustus di Zerega of Island Hall, Westchester County, owner of the Red Z clipper ship line.