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William De Groot (1825-1898)

William De Groot (1825-1898)
Title
William De Groot (1825-1898)
Date 
ca. 1875
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 7.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1942.203
Marks 
signed: on right: "Brinati"
Gallery Label 
The subject of this portrait was a member of the firm of De Groot and Peck and was president of the Hudson River Bank. His second wife was Elizabeth King (Hawley) de Groot, mother of two of his five daughters, one of whom was Adelaide Milton de Groot, the donor. The miniaturist Brinati studied in Paris at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in the 1870s, in which decade this portrait was most likely made.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group