Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)

Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)
Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)
Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)
Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)
Title
Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)
Date 
ca.1795-1800
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Jackson
Object Number 
1958.35
Marks 
Inscribed: in ink on back:"Mr. J. K. Gracie/ 80 Broadway"
Gallery Label 
Born in Dumfries, Scotland, Gracie came to America after the Revolution. He finally settled in New York and became very successful as a merchant and banker. The stately mansion that Gracie built for himself, his wife Ester (Rogers) Gracie, and their six children is today the official residence of the mayors of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group