Mrs. John Peter Ritter (1752-1836)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Signed: at right:"Florence MacKubin" Inscribed: on back of frame:"Magdalen Zuricher Ritter/1752-1836"
Magdalen Zuricher was the daughter of John Zuricher of New York City. Her husband, John Peter Ritter (ca. 1746-1813), operated a dry goods store at 504 Greenwich Street. This miniature is based on an earlier portrait by an unidentified artist.
Gift of Mrs. Thomas K. Gale
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