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Amanda Brewster Sewell (1859 - 1926)

Lot 18: Amanda Brewster Sewell (American, 1859-1926)

Keno Auctions

January 17, 2012
New York, NY, US

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Amanda Brewster Sewell (American, 1859-1926)PORTRAIT OF CANDACE CATHERINE STIMSON (1869-1930)Signed upper left ""A Brewster""Dated upper right ""1884""Oil on canvas 21 1/4 x 17 in.


Other Notes: Candace Catherine Stimson's brother was Henry Stimson, Secretary of War under President Taft, then Secretary of State under President Hoover, and again Secretary of War, but under President F. D. Roosevelt. Her aunt is Dora Wheeler, student and close friend of William Merritt Chase, who painted the iconic portrait of Dora (Cleveland Museum) Her grandmother is Candace Wheeler, designer and business partner of L.C. Tiffany and Lockwood deForest.

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