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Celeste Winans, 1823-1861

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1823
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Date of Death: 1861
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Identity:

She married Thomas De Kay Winans (1820-1878), locomotive engineer and collector [more], in 1847 in Alexandroffsky, Russia. They had four children: George (1849); Ross Revillon (1851-1912); William George (1852-1861); Celeste (1855-1916).

Life:

She appears in Whistler's drawing of the family, Thomas Winans' family (M.195) (he daughter Celeste, born on 14 April 1855, does not appear in the drawing).

Bibliography:

MacDonald, Margaret F., James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London, 1995.