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Portrait of Catherine Anna Remsen Schuchardt (1812-1877)

Portrait of Catherine Anna Remsen Schuchardt (1812-1877)
Title
Portrait of Catherine Anna Remsen Schuchardt (1812-1877)
Date 
c. 1840
Medium 
Gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on canvas, nailed to a stretcher
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 6 3/8 in. ( 20 x 16.2 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge (Lily Wells) and daughters
Object Number 
1954.184
Gallery Label 
Catherine Anna Remsen was the second daughter of Henry Remsen and Elizabeth De Peyster (Remsen) of New York. She married Frederick Schuchardt (1805-85) on October 23, 1834. Her husband, a merchant and banker, was a native of Germany who was brought to New York at age ten. This portrait was a gift to the Society from the granddaughter and great-granddaughters of Mrs. Schuchardt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group