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Richea Meyers Cohen Gratz

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Record 11/17
Copyright Congregation Mikveh Israel
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Collection KKMI Paintings
Artist Unknown
Description Richea Meyers Cohen Gratz (1731-1801) painting by unkown artist. Circa 1750, oil on canvas, American School. Dimensions 29"x25"
Dimensions H-29 W-25 inches
Made 1750
Material Oil on canvas
Object Name Painting
Provenance Richea Meyers-Cohen Gratz was the wife of Barnard Gratz (1734-1801), a merchant in partnership with his brother Michael (see portrait). She was the mother of Rachel Gratz Etting (1764-1831) buried at Spruce Sreet, second wife of Solomon Etting, sister of Elkaleh Myers-Cohen Myers (d. 1865), first wife of silversmith Myer Myers (1723-1795) and sister of Rebecca Myers-Cohen Bush (m.1764) who was the wife of Mathias Bush who expanded Spruce Street Cemetery. Richea Myers-Cohen Gratz is buried in Baltimore with her husband and infant daughter, Fanny.
Title Richea Meyers Cohen Gratz
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