HAVEMEYER, Florence Hildegard (Later Mrs George Foreman Robinson)

Oval, bust-length, as a child, seated holding a large book. Oil on canvas, 23” x 20” (58.4 x 50.8 cms).

Private Collection, Pittsboro, NC.

H.O. Havemeyer Sr. (to 1965); the sitter (to 1991); her nephew.

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Florence Havemeyer was born on the 31 December 1905, the younger daughter of Mr. H.O. Havemeyer and Charlotte Adelaide Whiting Havemeyer. She was educated at the Georgetown Visitation Convent. She was married to George Foreman Robinson (1904-1973). She died on 21 September 1991.

Painted in about 1910. Dimensions approximately the same as the oval portrait of Carlotta and certainly in a similar frame.