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The Philip Schuyler (1788-1865) Family

The Philip Schuyler (1788-1865) Family
Title
The Philip Schuyler (1788-1865) Family
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)
Description 
Group portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Elizabeth Harison
Object Number 
1952.81
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. Barrington"
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"
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.
Provenance 
Elizabeth Harison, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group