Mrs. Jacob Morton (1767-1849)

Mrs. Jacob Morton (1767-1849)
Title
Mrs. Jacob Morton (1767-1849)
Date 
1833
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. Emily Ellison Post in memory of her parents, Charles Litchfield Ellison and Harriet E. (Morton) Ellison
Object Number 
1942.324
Marks 
inscription: on back: "painted by SFB Morse, Esqr PNA for JLM 1833"
Gallery Label 
Catharine Ludlow was the only daughter of Cary Ludlow and Hester (Lynsen) Ludlow of New York. In 1791 she was married to Jacob Morton and they occupied his family's home at 9 State Street. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her great-granddaughter.
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Creative: Tronvig Group