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
Luce Center Label
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.
Portrait female - child - bust
Portrait female - Villers, Nancy, de - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor