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Beauties of the Gilded Age: Peter Marie's Miniatures of Society Women

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Add to Calendar 21-06-2012 11-11-2012 15 Beauties of the Gilded Age: Peter Marie's Miniatures of Society Women Between 1889 and 1903, New York socialite Peter Marie (1825-1903) commissioned portrait miniatures of women whom he believed epitomized female beauty. His collection of nearly 300 watercolor-on-ivory miniatures stands today as a vivid document of New York�s Gilded Age aristocracy. Beauties of the Gilded Age presents likenesses of many prominent women of the era, including legendary socialite Edith Minturn, athlete Edith Hope Goddard, and social activist Emeline Winthrop. The fragile and rarely exhibited portraits will be displayed in four-month rotations in a special new gallery designed for intimate viewing. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=113160 New-York Historical Society true DD/MM/YYYY

June 21, 2012 through November 11, 2012
New-York Historical Society
Upper West Side
All Ages
Description: Between 1889 and 1903, New York socialite Peter Marie (1825-1903) commissioned portrait miniatures of women whom he believed epitomized female beauty. His collection of nearly 300 watercolor-on-ivory miniatures stands today as a vivid document of New York�s Gilded Age aristocracy. Beauties of the Gilded Age presents likenesses of many prominent women of the era, including legendary socialite Edith Minturn, athlete Edith Hope Goddard, and social activist Emeline Winthrop. The fragile and rarely exhibited portraits will be displayed in four-month rotations in a special new gallery designed for intimate viewing.

Address: 170 Central Park West
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Phone: 212-873-3400
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