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MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST, ONE OF TWO

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MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST, ONE OF TWO

Made by: H. Macbeth-Raeburn

Currently in storage


About this object

A mezzotint by H. Macbeth-Raeburn after the portrait of MMP by Salisbury which is described as follows: MMP seated 3/4 length facing to the left in profile, with brown hair and a frosted streak. in tight waves, wearing a long two strand pearl necklace, a white fur scarf thrown over her right arm, a piece of red velvet drapery over her right shoulder and lap, wearing a white satin sleeveless dress cut in a low V at back fastened by a ruby and diamond brooch, also wearing a ruby braclelet and ring. In the background is a panel of red and gold brocade at the left and a piece of yellow drapery in the upper right hand corner.

Category:
prints
Object name:
MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Paper
Made in:
London, England
Date made:
1936
Size:
49.2 × 37.7 cm (19 3/8 × 14 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
55.54.2
Class:
MEZZOTINT
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE in pencil at lower left: H. Macbeth-Raeburn; at lower center: Marjorie Post Davies 1936; at lower right: Frank O. Salisbury
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973