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Caroline Durand

Object Number: 
1907.25
Date: 
ca. 1841
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 12 in. ( 35.6 x 30.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature: on back: "A. B. D."
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of Asher B. Durand and his first wife, Lucy (Baldwin) Durand. The portrait was a gift to the Society from the subject's sister.
Bibliography: 
Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of The New York Historical Society, New York: Printed for the Society, 1915, p. 43. Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, pp. 87, 110. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974, Vol. 1, p. 236.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Lucy Maria Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group