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Louisa Lee Schuyler (1837-1926)

Object Number: 
1925.4
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Framed: 38 1/2 × 33 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (97.8 × 84.5 × 8.3 cm) Unframed: 29 × 23 5/8 in. (73.7 × 60 cm)
Marks: 
Signed and dated upper right: Ln Bonnat / 1879
Gallery Label: 
Louisa Lee Schuyler, the eldest daughter of George Lee Schuyler and Eliza (Hamilton) Schuyler, became a patron of The New-York Historical Society in 1925, in which year she presented in her own name and that of her sister Georgina (who had died two years before) eleven portraits of members of the Schuyler family ranging in date from the early 18th to the late 19th centuries, giving the Society a valuable collection of the likenesses of one of the most prominent families of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louisa Lee Schuyler and Georgina Schuyler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group