Miss Emeline Parker of Lowell, Massachusetts

Watercolor, gouache, gum arabic, graphite, and gold foil on heavy, white wove paper | 60 x 47.3cm | 1832

Ruth Whittier Shute

Married in 1827, Ruth and Samuel Shute were a husband-and-wife team of itinerant portrait painters working in New England and upstate New York. Although they initially painted independently, the couple collaborated on a series of oil and watercolor p...
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