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Elizabeth Naden (ca. 1739-1808)

Elizabeth Naden (ca. 1739-1808)
Title
Elizabeth Naden (ca. 1739-1808)
Date 
1756
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Object Number 
1957.52
Marks 
signed and dated: lower right: "J. Blackburn [pinxi] t 1756"
Gallery Label 
Elizabeth Naden lived in Boston with her stepfather, Major Abraham Mortier, and her mother, Martha Naden Mortier, before becoming the wife of John Appy in 1757. Appy, secretary to the general and judge advocate of the British Army in North America, left her a widow four years later. In 1767 she married Goldsborough Banyar, Sr., and went to live in Albany where she remained for the rest of her life.
Provenance 
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group