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Mrs. James Donald Cameron (1857-after 1918)

Classification: 
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.35
Marks: 
signed: "Paillet/1889"
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Sherman was the youngest daughter of the Hon. Charles Taylor Sherman and Eliza Jane (Williams) Sherman of Mansfield, Ohio, and a niece of General William Tecumseh Sherman. She became the second wife of the Hon. James Donald Cameron (1833-1918), U.S. secretary of war in 1876-77 and later senator from Pennsylvania, in 1878.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1889
eMuseum Object ID: 
41649
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Emma Calvé (1858-1942)

Classification: 
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 16.2 x 9.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beatrice Filmer Tucker
Object Number: 
1957.115
Marks: 
signed and dated: at lower left:"Behenna/1900"
Gallery Label: 
The subject of this portrait was a famous soprano, born Emma de Roquer in Decazeville, France. She was first soprano at the Opéra-Comique in Paris from 1884 to 1887 and made her American debut at the Metropolitan Opera House on November 29, 1893. In this portrait she appears as Carmen, one of her most celebrated roles.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41647
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Reverend John Barent Johnson (1769-1803)

Classification: 
Date: 
1835
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 8.3 x 7.3 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marguerite Hazard Johnson Weed
Object Number: 
1956.147
Marks: 
inscribed: on paper backing in ink: "Painted by Jno W. Dodge/485 Pearl Street/ New York, U.S.A./Jany 1835-For Rev./ W. L. Johnson of his father from/a wax head"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in Brooklyn, the son of Barent Johnson, a prosperous farmer of Dutch descent, and of Maria (Guest) Johnson. In 1796 Johnson was ordained in the Reformed Dutch Church, in which year he accepted a position as pastor at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Albany. He was invited to preach the funeral oration in honor of George Washington before the New York State Legislature on February 22, 1800. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-granddaughter.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
41628
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

George Gerhard (1830-1902)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1898-1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. ( 3.8 x 3 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George T. Pardy
Object Number: 
1931.9
Gallery Label: 
Gerhard was born in Hanau, Germany, studied art at the Hanover Drawing Academy, and established a reputation for himself in Germany as a painter of portraits. After working briefly in Paris he came to New York in 1859 where he portrayed such distinguished subjects as Ulysses S. Grant and Archbishop Corrigan.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41619
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Henry James Genet (1800-1872)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1820-25
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Catherine R. B. Mackie
Object Number: 
1947.439
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Edmond Charles Genet--"Citizen Genet"--minister of France under the Girondist government to the United States in 1793. The subject's mother was Cornelia (Clinton) Genet, daughter of Governor George Clinton of New York. He was born at his parents' farm in Greenbush, Rensselaer County, which he later represented in the state legislature. Genet, however, was primarily interested in the military, and ultimately attained the rank of major general.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
41618
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Frederic Gebhard (ca. 1875-1936)

Classification: 
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 in. ( 12.7 x 10.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.170
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Edw. Fesser/1898"
Gallery Label: 
Louise Hollingworth Morris, the daughter of John B. Morris and Louise (Van Dyke) Morris of Baltimore, was the first wife of Frederic Gebhard; they were married in 1894 and divorced in 1901, in which year she married Henry Clews, Jr. (d. 1937), an artist and the son of a prominent New York banker. The subject was divorced from her second husband in 1914, and was known thereafter as Mrs. Morris Clews. She died in Paris, where she had lived for the most of the last twenty-five years of her life.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1898
eMuseum Object ID: 
41617
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Frederic Gebhard (ca. 1875-1936)

Classification: 
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 in. ( 12.7 x 10.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.86
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Edward Fesser 1898"
Gallery Label: 
Louise Hollingworth Morris, the daughter of John B. Morris and Louise (Van Dyke) Morris of Baltimore, was the first wife of Frederic Gebhard; they were married in 1894 and divorced in 1901, in which year she married Henry Clews, Jr. (d. 1937), an artist and the son of a prominent New York banker. The subject was divorced from her second husband in 1914, and was known thereafter as Mrs. Morris Clews. She died in Paris, where she had lived for the most of the last twenty-five years of her life.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1898
eMuseum Object ID: 
41616
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Frederic Gebhard (ca. 1875-1936)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1894
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.85
Marks: 
signed: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Louise Hollingworth Morris, the daughter of John B. Morris and Louise (Van Dyke) Morris of Baltimore, was the first wife of Frederic Gebhard; they were married in 1894 and divorced in 1901, in which year she married Henry Clews, Jr. (d. 1937), an artist and the son of a prominent New York banker. The subject was divorced from her second husband in 1914, and was known thereafter as Mrs. Morris Clews. She died in Paris, where she had lived for the most of the last twenty-five years of her life.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1894
eMuseum Object ID: 
41615
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Horatio Gates (ca. 1734-1783)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1765
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Austin Stevens
Object Number: 
1910.16
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Philipps was born in Nova Scotia where her father, Erasmus James Philipps, was a lieutenant in the British army. She met Horatio Gates when he was a captain serving in Nova Scotia and they were married in 1754.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1765
eMuseum Object ID: 
41613
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-1835
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 8.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Object Number: 
1955.97
Gallery Label: 
The political career of John C. Calhoun, a native of South Carolina, began in the state legislature; in 1810 he was elected to Congress, and in 1817 he was named sec'y of war by President Monroe; he was vice-president under John Quincy Adams and under Andrew Jackson; he resigned as vice-president in 1832 to enter the Senate where he was a leader in the fight for free trade; he served as sec'y of state for one year under President Tyler, then returned to the Senate from 1845 until his death.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
41611
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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