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Mrs. Charles Blight (1810-1848)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1832
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 3 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 9.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1924.8
Marks: 
Signed: at left: "Geo. Freeman"
Gallery Label: 
Julia Fulton was the eldest daughter of Robert Fulton and Harriet (Livingston) Fulton. She was married to Charles Blight of Philadelphia in 1831. Although she was an associate member of the National Academy of Design from 1828 to 1831, she never exhibited her work at the Academy, and her career in art seems to have ended with her marriage.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1832
eMuseum Object ID: 
41508
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

William Bleecker, Jr. (1803-1850)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number: 
1941.134
Gallery Label: 
This miniature was acquired from Evert Duyckinck Newman, the grandson of William Bleecker, Jr. and of Margaret (Kingston) Bleecker. It was apparently executed around the time of Bleecker's marriage to Margaret Kingston. Her portrait was made in miniature around the same time. The two miniatures may have been exchanged by the young couple as mementos of their betrothal.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
41507
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Charles Oliver Iselin (1861-1890)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.118
Marks: 
signed and dated: on left: "Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Frances Garner was the daughter of Thomas and Harriet (Amory) Garner. She married Charles Oliver Iselin, noted yachtsman and member of the financial firm of Adrian Iselin and Company, in 1880. Since the subject died in 1890, this miniature, dated 1892, was probably based on a photograph or another portrait.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41491
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John de Courcey Ireland (1875-1895)

Classification: 
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Ogden
Object Number: 
1957.228
Marks: 
signed: at right: "AO" inscription: on back: "Portrait of/Pansy Gallatin/painted by Alice L. Ogden/1900"
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth ("Pansy") Maud Gallatin was the daughter of James Gallatin (1846-1890) and Elizabeth Hill (Dawson) Gallatin. She married John de Courcey Ireland, son of Mrs. and Mrs. John B. Ireland of Manhattan, at Calvary Church on February 6, 1895.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41489
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mary Pearsall Field (ca. 1875-1942)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.80
Marks: 
signed: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of Moses Augustus Field and Frances Field and granddaughter of Moses and Mary Pearsall (Bradhurst) Field. Her father was a wholesale druggist and a prominent New York businessman. She was born in New York and was the great-granddaughter of Samuel Osgood, first postmaster general of the United States. She was married to Henry Wilmerding Payne (d. 1926) in 1901.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41483
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. J. Brooks Fenno, Jr.

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.79
Marks: 
signed: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Mary Hamilton Thorndike was the daughter of George Quincy Thorndike of Boston and Newport. In 1897 she married J. Brooks Fenno, Jr., (b. 1861), a merchant and native of Boston.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41480
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

John Evers (1797-1884)

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 3.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Harry MacNeill Bland
Object Number: 
1924.9
Marks: 
Inscribed: on cardboard backing: "Self Portrait /John Evers /N.Y. Artist"
Gallery Label: 
John Evers, a miniaturist, landscapist, and theatrical painter, was active in New York between 1815 and 1860. He first exhibited his work at the American Academy of the Fine Arts in 1816 and was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design in 1826. In the 1840s and 50s he achieved some success as a painter of panoramas, including one of New York, and one entitled "The Chrystal Palace, London" for P. T. Barnum. Many of his miniatures were painted in the early years of his career.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
41478
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Leonard Bleecker (1755-1844)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 3.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Elizabeth B. Knight
Object Number: 
1940.353
Gallery Label: 
Leonard Bleecker had a distinguished military career that began in the early 1770s and continued through the Revolutionary War, in the latter years of which he served under Lafayette and witnessed the surrender of Cornwallis. He was one of the original members of the Society of the Cincinnati, the fraternity of Revolutionary War veterans, founded in 1783.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1790
eMuseum Object ID: 
41476
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. James Cunningham Bishop (1872-1949)

Classification: 
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 6.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.21
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Weidner" inscribed: on paper backing: "[Ca]rl & Fredrika Weidner / N.Y. 1902 / Mrs. Bishop"
Gallery Label: 
Abigail Hancock was married to James Cunningham Bishop (1870-1932), son of Heber Reginald Bishop, in Chicago in 1891. They were divorced in 1913.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1902
eMuseum Object ID: 
41471
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Louis Billouart, Chevalier de Kerlerec (1704-1770)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Watercolor(?) on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 3 in. ( 9.2 x 7.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas W. Streeter
Object Number: 
1957.25
Gallery Label: 
The subject of this portrait served as a captain in the French navy for twenty-five years before being appointed governor of Louisiana in 1753. The miniature was copied from a contemporary pastel portrait by an unidentified French artist (illustrated in Fortier, "A History of Louisiana," I, 1904, opp. p. 154). It is attributed to Aline Alaux because of its stylistic similarities with her signed miniature of Pierre de Rigaud.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
41470
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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