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Mrs. James Duane (1738-1821)

Mrs. James Duane (1738-1821)
Title
Mrs. James Duane (1738-1821)
Date 
1787
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
canvas: 30 x 24 1/2 in. ( 76.2 x 62.2 cm ) frame: 34 1/2 x 29 x 2 in. ( 87.6 x 73.7 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1948.55
Gallery Label 
Mary Livingston, the daughter of Robert Livingston, Jr., the third Lord of Livingston Manor, was married to James Duane on October 21, 1759. This portrait, although reversed, is virtually identical to Earl's painting of Mrs. Alexander Hamilton, now in the Museum of the City of New York. Both portraits were apparently completed while Earl was in debtor's prison in New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group