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
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