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Three of the four Parmly sisters are shown in this portrait; the youngest sister, Louisa Cotton Parmly, is not depicted. From left to right: Julia Parmly Billings, Mary Montagu Parmly Ward, and Anna Ehrick Parmly Rossiter. Anna was the wife of the painting's artist, Thomas Rossiter; she passed away a year before the piece was complete.

According to the Rossiter family papers, this painting has the alternate title of "The Three Graces of Bond Street".

Details

  • Title: Group Portrait of Three Parmly Sisters
  • Creator: Thomas Prichard Rossiter
  • Date Created: 1857
  • Physical Dimensions: 105.0 x 92.0 cm (in frame)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Catalog Number: MABI 2529

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