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The sitter's dress and coiffure reflect the new American aristocracy's desire to legitimize itself through association with historical styles of ancient Greece and Rome.
Stuart's portraits of George Washington and Federalist families in Philadelphia and Washington secured his place in history.
Max Safron of New York;
purchased by William H. Ball [1893-1980], Muncie, Indiana;
given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1977 (77.426).