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Stephen Van Cortlandt (1750-1839)

Stephen Van Cortlandt (1750-1839)
Stephen Van Cortlandt (1750-1839)
Title
Stephen Van Cortlandt (1750-1839)
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 )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Object Number 
1911.16
Marks 
signature and date: on back: "Painted by H. Bridport Newark 1822"
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.).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group