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Nancy de Villers

ca. 1900 Carolyn D. Tyler Born: Chicago, Illinois 1867 Died: Evanston, Illinois, 1951 watercolor on ivory 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. (7.4 x 5.4 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1959.7.24 Not currently on view


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Beyond her name, we know nothing about Nancy de Villers. There are records of a de Villers family in Oswegatchie and Ogdensburg, New York, but there is no evidence of a woman who would have been the right age for this portrait.

Keywords

Portrait female - child - bust

Portrait female - Villers, Nancy, de - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Carolyn D. Tyler

Born: Chicago, Illinois 1867 Died: Evanston, Illinois, 1951

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