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Rachel Gratz Moses

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Collection KKMI Paintings
Artist Unknown
Description Rachel Gratz Moses (1783-1823) painting by unknown artist. Oil on canvas, dimensions 27"x23".
Dimensions H-27 W-23 inches
Material Oil on canvas
Object Name Painting
Provenance Rachel Gratz Moses was the daughter of Michael and Miriam Gratz (see portraits) and the mother of nine children. She was the wife of wealthy merchant Solomon Moses (1774-1857) whose father Isaac Moses (1742-1818) was active in the building of Mikveh Israel's first synagogue in 1782. She is buried with daughter Gertrude, aged one, and next to her parents and siblings in the Spruce Street Cemetery.
Title Rachel Gratz Moses
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Last modified on: April 19, 2012