Stephen Van Cortlandt (1750-1839)

Object Number: 
1911.16
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, white gouache, and graphite with glazing on paper laid on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: on back: "Painted by H. Bridport Newark 1822"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a member of the New Jersey branch of the Van Cortlandt family, owned considerable property at Second River (now Belleville), New Jersey. He made his home, however, in New York in a "pleasantly situated Dwelling House on Broadway adjoining Trinity Churchyard" (see "The Old New York Families," edited by L. Effingham de Forest, n. p.).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group