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Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)

Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)
Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)
Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)
Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)
Title
Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)
Date 
ca. 1795
Medium 
Ink on plaster
Dimensions 
frame: 9 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 1 in. ( 23.5 x 21.6 x 2.5 cm ) image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Description 
Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; solid black image on white ground; gilded frame with incurving sides, applied shell and scroll decoration at corners, and oval window with cream colored mat.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Object Number 
1957.55
Marks 
inscribed in pencil: on back of frame: "A. Van Horne"
Gallery Label 
The subject was the son of Cornelius C. and Elizabeth (Van Horne) Van Horne. His father was a well-known New York merchant.
Provenance 
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group