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Theodosia Burr (Mrs. Joseph Alston)

Theodosia Burr (Mrs. Joseph Alston)
Title
Theodosia Burr (Mrs. Joseph Alston)
Date 
ca. 1815-1820
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 22 x 18 3/4 in. ( 55.9 x 47.6 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of John E. Stillwell
Object Number 
1931.55
Gallery Label 
The dress and mantle of this portrait are not finished. Since it was never finished, it may have been painted for Vanderlyn himself, who considered Mrs. Burr to be a dear friend.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group