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Mrs. John De Peyster (1743-1821)

Mrs. John De Peyster (1743-1821)
Mrs. John De Peyster (1743-1821)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Christopher Champlin
Object Number 
signature and date: at right: "C. W. Peale / painted 1798"
Gallery Label 
Elizabeth (Haring) De Peyster was the daughter of Elbert and Elizabeth (Bogart) Haring, of New York and Tappan.
Sellers, Charles Coleman, Portraits and Miniatures by Charles Willson Peale, The Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 42, Part I, Philadelphia: 1952, pp. 63, 270. Belknap, Waldron Phoenix, Jr. The De Peyster Geneaology. Boston: Privately Printed, 1956, p. 63-4, fig. 11 Belknap, Waldron Phoenix, Jr. American Colonial Painting, materials for a history. Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1959, pp. 47-58, II-IV. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 1, 1974, p 208. Miller, Lillian B., ed., The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and his family. New Haven: Published for the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution by Yale University Press, c. 1983, p. 226.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group