Mrs. Pierre Van Cortlandt II (1774-1821)

Mrs. Pierre Van Cortlandt II (1774-1821)
Title
Mrs. Pierre Van Cortlandt II (1774-1821)
Date 
1815
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 1/8 x 28 1/4 in. ( 91.8 x 71.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1957.23
Gallery Label 
Anne Stevenson was the daughter of John and Magdalena (Douw) Stevenson of Albany. She married Pierre Van Cortlandt II on May 10, 1813. According to Bolton and Cortelyou, biographers of the artist, Ezra Ames painted an original portrait of Anne Van Cortlandt for the subject's husband and a replica for another member of the family; both remained in the family until they were sold at auction in 1942. The Society owns the original portrait, but the location of the replica is unknown.
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Creative: Tronvig Group