Mrs. John De Peyster (1743-1821)

Object Number: 
1894.3
Date: 
1798
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
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.
Bibliography: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Christopher Champlin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group