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Portrait of "Edna May in The Belle of New York".

1907 - by Sir John Lavery.
Oil on canvas - Signed.
77 x 64cm
(30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.).

***There is a 2nd portrait by Sir John Lavery titled "Miss Edna May In Black".
It is 30 in. x 25 in., also from 1907.
It shows her with "green hat and cream-cloured lace, looking over her left shoulder."
Ref: "John Lavery and his work".
By Walter Shaw-Sparrow, (page 187, 188).
Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner Publishers
London, 1911.

Portrait of "Mrs. Oscar Lewisohn".
(nee Edna May).
1915 - by Sir William Orpen.
Oil on canvas - Signed.
205 x 93cm (80 3/4 x 36 1/2 in.).

Portrait of "Miss Edna May".

1901 - by Carl Joan Blenner.
As shown in The Tatler, No.55, July 16, 1902 (page 107).

Article referencing Blenner portrait.

New York Times, June 23, 1901
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