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Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer (1780-1844)

Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer (1780-1844)
Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer (1780-1844)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 9/16 x 2 7/8 in. ( 9 x 7.3 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V in memory of Stephen Van Rensselaer
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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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group