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Mrs. Cornelius Harsen (1788-1843)

Mrs. Cornelius Harsen (1788-1843)
Mrs. Cornelius Harsen (1788-1843)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 1 x 1 in. ( 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas K. Gale
Object Number 
Engraved: on back of frame:"Joanna/Henrietta/Ritter/Harsen/Oct. 19, 1788/July 10, 1843"
Gallery Label 
Joanna Henrietta Ritter was the daughter of John Peter Ritter and Magdalen (Zuricher) Ritter. She married Cornelius Harsen in 1805.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group