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Pierre de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnal (1704-1778)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 12.4 x 9.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Thomas W. Streeter
Object Number: 
1957.24
Marks: 
signed: on right: "A.Alaux"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a native of Canada, became governor of Louisiana in 1743 and governor of Canada in 1755. This miniature portrait of him is a copy of a half-length portrait by an unidentified 18th-century French artist. The original was at one time in the collection of the Comtesse de Clermont-Tonnerre. It is reproduced in Fortier, "A History of Louisiana," I, 1904, opp. p. 136.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
42292
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Henry Remsen (1762-1843)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1795
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Object Number: 
1950.249
Gallery Label: 
Remsen was born in New York, the son of Henry (or Hendrick) Remsen and Cornelia (Dickenson) Remsen. He was secretary to John Jay when the latter was secretary of foreign affairs, and to Thomas Jefferson when he was president. This miniature portrait of him was a gift to the Society from his great-great-grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1795
eMuseum Object ID: 
42290
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Margaret Regal (1894-1963)

Classification: 
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 7 x 6.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Object Number: 
1935.57
Marks: 
Signed and dated: lower right:"Helen M. Turner N.Y. '03"
Gallery Label: 
Margaret was the daughter of Frank Regal, editor of the Springfield (Mass.) "Republican." Before her marriage to James Wallace Marshall, an educator and associate editor of "Webster's New International Dictionary," she worked for her father's newspaper and in the Paris bureau of the "New York Times."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1903
eMuseum Object ID: 
42285
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Robert LeRoy (ca. 1855-1913)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.135
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left: Paillet/1892 Inscribed: on paper backing: Mrs. Robert LeRoy/Paillet/6 Bd de Clichy/Paris
Gallery Label: 
Amelia Lewis was the daughter of W. D. Lewis of Philadelphia. She married Captain Robert Le Roy with whom she lived in Paris. Her obituary in The New York Times reported that she was "one of the oldest members" of the American colony there.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
42172
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Robert Lenox (1759-1839)

Classification: 
Date: 
n.d.
Medium: 
Watercolor on porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 3.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
From the Collection of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Object Number: 
1952.94
Gallery Label: 
The subject, the son of James and Elizabeth (Sproat) Lenox, was born in Kirkcudbright, Scotland, and came to America just prior to the Revolution. A prosperous merchant, he served as president of the New York Chamber of Commerce from 1826 to 1839. This miniature appears to have been copied from the portrait of Lenox (ca. 1809) by John Wesley Jarvis which is now in the Lenox Collection of the New York Public Library.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
42136
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

James Lenox (1800-1880)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1815-20
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/16 x 2 3/8 in. ( 8.1 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Object Number: 
1950.245
Gallery Label: 
James Lenox was the son of Robert and Rachel (Carmer) Lenox of New York. He was educated at Columbia College (A.B., 1818) and admitted to the bar in 1822. He was an avid bibliophile whose distinguished library was combined with the Astor and Tilden libraries in 1895 to form the New York Public Library.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
42134
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mary Victoria Leiter (1870-1906)

Classification: 
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.53
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the eldest daughter of Levi Zeigler Leiter and Mary Theresa (Carver) Leiter of Chicago and Washington, D.C. She married the Honorable George Nathaniel Curzon, M.P. (1859-1925) in 1895. Her husband was appointed viceroy of India in 1899, at which time Lady Curzon received the Imperial Order of the Crown of India. She resided in India until 1904 when she returned to England in poor health. She died shortly thereafter at her family seat, Walmer Castle.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1889
eMuseum Object ID: 
42130
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Francis Dudley Leigh (ca.1860-1909)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.133
Marks: 
engraved: on back of case: "The Hon. Mrs. Dudley Leigh" signed: lower left: "Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Frances Helene Beckwith of New York was the daughter of N. M. Beckwith, who was for many years the minister to France. In 1890 she was married to an Englishman, Francis Dudley Leigh, who became Baron Leigh after the death of his father in 1905. Lady Leigh did at Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
42129
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. William Henry Lawrence Lee (1860-1896)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 8.9 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.132
Marks: 
signed: lower left: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Catherine Milligan McLane of Baltimore was the daughter of James Latimer McLane, a laywer and banker, and Fanny (King) McLane. She married William H. L. Lee (d. 1918), a prominent lawyer and clubman of New York, in 1890.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
42128
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dr. Buna Newton (1846-1943)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1890-1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 in. ( 3.2 x 2.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lulu Newton
Object Number: 
1952.329
Marks: 
inscription: at right: "Artigue" engraved monogram: on front of locket: "A N"
Gallery Label: 
The subject graduated from Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1866 and practiced medicine at 490 West End Avenue, New York. This miniature portrait of him was a gift to the Society from his daughter. The initials "AN" engraved on the front of the gold locket belong to the subject's wife, Anna Newton.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
42104
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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