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John Joseph Holland (1776-1820)

Classification: 
Date: 
1819
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 3.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number: 
1925.93
Gallery Label: 
Holland was a townscape and theatrical scene painter who worked in Philadelphia from 1796 to 1807 after coming to America from his native England. In 1807 he established himself in New York as a painter of scenery for the New Theatre, and very late in his life did some work for the Park Theatre. Evers painted this miniature in New York while he was a student of Holland, learing to paint theatrical scenery.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1819
eMuseum Object ID: 
41279
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mary Ulshoeffer Hoffman (1868-1951)

Classification: 
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.107
Marks: 
Signed: Weidner
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of William Bayard Hoffman and Mary Gracie (Ulshoeffer) Hoffman.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1898
eMuseum Object ID: 
41276
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Josiah Ogden Hoffman (1766-1837)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1790
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 3.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Object Number: 
1947.462
Gallery Label: 
Hoffman, a renowned lawyer and a staunch Federalist, was the son of Nicholas and Sarah (Ogden) Hoffman and a descendant of Martin Hoffman who had come to New Amsterdam in 1657. After the Revolutionary War Hoffman began his law practice in partnership with Cadwallader Colden and acquired over the years an unchallenged reputation as a jurist. He served in the New York State Legislature, and from 1798 to 1801 was attorney general of the state. He was recorder of the City of New York 1808 to 1815.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1790
eMuseum Object ID: 
41269
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Henry J. Hoffman (ca. 1845-1890)

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 4.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.106
Marks: 
signed and dated: Paillet 1890
Gallery Label: 
Bertha Whelen was the daughter of Edward S. Whelen of Philadelphia. She married Henry J. Hoffman (ca. 1843-1933) of New York.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
41230
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/16 x 3 1/8 in. ( 10.6 x 7.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Object Number: 
1944.214
Gallery Label: 
Depew graduated from Yale University, studied law, and began his practice in Peekskill, New York. In 1866 he was chosen by Commodore Vanderbilt as attorney for the Hudson River and Harlem Railroads, and by 1882 he had risen to the office of vice-president of the newly consolidated New York Central and Hudson River Line; three years later he became president. In 1899 and 1905 he was elected to the U.S. Senate.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41220
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Antonio F. de Navarro (1859-1940)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.177
Marks: 
label: on back: "Miss Mary Anderson (Mrs. de Navarro)" label: on back: "Mrs. Ant. Fdo de Navarro/(Mary Anderson)"
Gallery Label: 
Mary Anderson, a native of Sacramento, California, first appeared on the New York stage two years after her 1875 debut in "Romeo and Juliet." She was later hailed as a Shakespearean actress in England and Europe as well as in America. She married Antonio F. de Navarro (d. 1932) in England on June 17, 1890, and soon thereafter abandoned the stage.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
41218
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Marquise de Mores (1862-1921)

Classification: 
Date: 
1889
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: 
1905.167
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet 1889"
Gallery Label: 
Medorah von Hoffmann was the daughter of Louis A. von Hoffmann, a banker of New York and a founder of the Knickerbocker Club. After their marriage in 1883 the Marquis de Mores and his wife spent several years in the Dakota territory where the marquis was imprisoned for killing a cowboy. After his release the couple went to France where the marquis established a reputation as a duelist; he was killed by his escort while crossing the Sahara to assist an Arab chieftain.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1889
eMuseum Object ID: 
41217
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Charles de Kay (1866-1949)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 7.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.57
Marks: 
signature and date: "Paillet / 1891"
Gallery Label: 
Lucy Edwalyn Coffey was the daughter of Major Edward Lees Coffey of the British army and Lucy Edwalyn (Haxall) Coffey of Virginia. She was the wife of noted art critic Charles de Kay and an actress of "modest ability." The child pictured with Mrs. de Kay in this portrait is probably the youngest of the eight children.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
41215
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Elizabeth Hawley de Groot (1873-1901)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1910-1915
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 9.2 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number: 
1942.205
Marks: 
Signed: at right:"E.Sambo"
Gallery Label: 
The subject of this portrait was the daughter of William de Groot and Elizabeth King (Hawley) de Groot. She married Giulio Caravadossi, Conte d'Aspremonte, at the Hofburg Chapel, Vienna, on June 25, 1898. This portrait, which is reportedly posthumous, and possibly painted from a photograph, was a gift to the Society from the subject's sister.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1915
eMuseum Object ID: 
41213
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Baroness de Charette (b. 1847)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890-1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.6 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.41
Marks: 
signed: at left: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Antoinette Polk was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the daughter of Colonel Andrew J. Polk of the Confederate Army and Rebecca (Van Leer) Polk who resided at Ashwood Hall. She married Baron Athanase de Charette de la Contrie (1832-1911) in Paris in 1877 and resided in France after her marriage.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41179
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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