Mrs. Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1781-1852)

Object Number: 
1925.13
Date: 
c. 1840
Medium: 
Black and white chalk on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 20 in. ( 58.4 x 50.8 cm )
Inscriptions: 
inscription in ink: on backing paper: Crayon by Cheney. Mrs Philip J. Schuyler (Mary Anna Sawyer), born 1786, died 1852
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Mary Anna Sawyer was the daughter of Dr. Micajah Sawyer and Sybil (Farnham) Sawyer of Newburyport, Massachusetts. She was the second wife of Philip Jeremiah Schuyler to whom she was married in 1807, and she was the mother of George Lee Schuyler. This portrait was a gift to the Society from her granddaughters.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louisa Lee Schuyler and Georgina Schuyler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group