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Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer (1780-1844)

Object Number: 
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 9/16 x 2 7/8 in. ( 9 x 7.3 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Cornelia, the daughter of Justice William Paterson of the U.S. Supreme Court, became the second wife of Stephen Van Rensselaer on May 17, 1802. This miniature portrait of her was a gift to the Society from her great-grandson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V in memory of Stephen Van Rensselaer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group