The Philip Schuyler (1788-1865) Family

Object Number: 
1952.81
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 12 in. (23.8 x 30.5 cm)
Marks: 
Label on backing of former frame inscribed in ink: "Picture painted at Schuyler / ville by a travelling artist / - Philip Schuyler / - Grace Hunter Schuyler / - Ruth - Grace / - Elizabeth - Catherine & Harriet. / artist Ambrose Andrews. 1824. Grt. Barring
Inscriptions: 
Label on backing of former frame inscribed in ink: "Picture painted at Schuyler / ville by a travelling artist / - Philip Schuyler / - Grace Hunter Schuyler / - Ruth - Grace / - Elizabeth - Catherine & Harriet. / artist Ambrose Andrews. 1824. Grt. Barrington"
Description: 
Group portrait
Gallery Label: 
Philip Schuyler (1788-1865) was the only son of John Bradstreet Schuyler (1765-95) and Elizabeth (Van Rensselaer) Schuyler and a grandson of Major General Philip John Schuyler. In this group portrait, Philip Schuyler is pictured with his wife, Grace (Hunter) Schuyler, and their five daughters, Ruth, Grace, Elizabeth, Catharine and Harriet. The family is represented in the parlor of their Schuylerville home, which is now part of Saratoga National Historical Park.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elizabeth Harison
Provenance: 
Elizabeth Harison, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group