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Mrs. Grenville Kane (1859-1940)
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 9.2 x 7.3 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 1905.124
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Marks: label on back reads: "Mrs. Grenville Kane"

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Margaret Adelaide Wolfe was born in New York, the daughter of John Wolfe, the noted art collector. She married Grenville Kane in 1881. Mrs. Kane was a director of the New York School of Applied Design for Women, and was on the national board of the Camp Fire Girls.


"Beauty's Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America," New-York Historical Society, September 27, 2013–March 09, 2014; Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, FL, January 26–April 17, 2016; Driehaus Museum, Chicago, IL, September 8, 2018–January 6, 2019.