Mary D. Varney

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Mary D. Varney
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N0198.1951
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The portrait of lovely twenty-one-year old Mary D. Varney is one of several single-figure compositions of young women by Davis. Other than the information recorded by Davis below the drawing, little is known about Varney except that she was the child of Miles and Jane Varney who were married in Rochester, New Hampshire, on October 7, 1807. From Paul S. D'Ambrosio and Charlotte M. Emans, "Folk Art's Many Faces: Portraits in the New York State Historical Association," Cooperstown: NYSHA, 1987, p. 61.
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height 12 in ; width 10 in
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