Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bayard

Object Number: 
1915.7
Date: 
ca. 1644
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/2 x 48 in. ( 87.6 x 121.9 cm )
Gallery Label: 
This double portrait depicts Anna Stuyvesant Bayard (ca. 1611-after 1654) and her husband Samuel (1610-ca. 1650) in a lush landscape in front of their home at Alphen-on-Rhine, Holland. After the death of her husband, Anna emigrated to New Amsterdam, then under the direction of her brother, Peter Stuyvesant.
Bibliography: 
Olson, Roberta J. M. "A selection of European paintings and objects." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 182-187. Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 194-5
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Cora Van Rensselaer Catlin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group