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Miss Withers

Classification: 
Date: 
1922
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 7/8 x 30 3/8 in. ( 101.3 x 77.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Object Number: 
1944.15
Marks: 
signature and date: upper left: "Helen M. Turner / N.Y. 1922" inscription: on back: "Miss Withers"
Gallery Label: 
The artist was a great-granddaughter of John Pintard, founder of The New-York Historical Society. The name of the subject is fictitious and her identity is not known other than that she is said to have been a favorite model of the artist.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1922
eMuseum Object ID: 
168
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Reformed Dutch Church of Bushwick, Brooklyn, N.Y.C.

Classification: 
Date: 
n.d.
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46 x 61.3 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Miss Ina Love Thursby
Object Number: 
1944.19
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
167
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Edward Jones (1812-1869)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1860-1865
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Henry Burr Barnes
Object Number: 
1944.2
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the eldest son of Edward Renshaw Jones and Elizabeth (Schermerhorn) Jones of New York. He received his A.B. from Columbia College in 1830 and his M.D. in 1834, and he served as trustee of that institution from 1849 to 1869. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaughter.
Bibliography: 
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 1, 1974, p. 406-7.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
166
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jesse Hawley (1773-1842)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1825-1830
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jesse Hawley
Object Number: 
1832.1
Gallery Label: 
Jesse Hawley was the author of essays on canal navigation signed "Hercules" and published in the Genesee "Messenger" in 1807-08. He was a member of the New York Assembly from Genesee County in 1820-21 and on October 26, 1825, was one of the speakers at Buffalo at the festivities officially opening the Erie Canal.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
165
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Washington Square, New York City

Classification: 
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Oil on artboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 16 in. ( 29.8 x 40.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Florence Slobin, in memory of Herman Slobin
Object Number: 
1979.73
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "De Tirefort / 39"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1939
eMuseum Object ID: 
164
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Frederic De Peyster (1731-1773)

Classification: 
Date: 
1765
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 x 25 1/2 in. ( 81.3 x 64.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer in memory of her sister, Mrs. Justine de Peyster Martin
Object Number: 
1940.451
Marks: 
inscription: on back: "Peint au mois de Janvier 1765 par le Ch'er Du Pont de l'Académie Roy'le des Sciènces, belles-lettres et arts. De Rouen."
Gallery Label: 
Called "The Marquis," the subject of this portrait was the son of Abraham De Peyster, Jr., and Margareta (Van Cortlandt) De Peyster. He was appointed treasurer of the province of New York in 1767, a post that his father and grandfather had held before him. This portrait was painted while the subject was living in France, and is a fine example of the French rococo style of the time of Louis XV.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1765
eMuseum Object ID: 
163
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Rondout from Kingston, N.Y.

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Oil on canvas laid on artboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. ( 28.6 x 38.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gertrude O. Tubby
Object Number: 
1951.352
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
161
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Napoleon

Classification: 
Medium: 
Oil on linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 3/4 x 39 7/8 x 7/8 in. ( 128.9 x 101.3 x 2.2 cm )
Object Number: 
X.705
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
160
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Stormy Day, New York Harbor, NYC

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 10 in. ( 17.8 x 25.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ferdinand H. Davis
Object Number: 
1956.130
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
159
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Joseph Pollock Dunsmore (1827-1912)

Classification: 
Date: 
1881
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Malcolm Dunsmore
Object Number: 
1945.447
Marks: 
signature and date: upper left: "John Ward Dunsmore / 1881" inscription: on back: "Margaret Annette Dunsmore / Born, Chester, N.J. / November 26, 1827. / Painted by John Ward Dunsmore / 1881"
Gallery Label: 
Margaret Annette (Ward) Dunsmore was the mother of the artist. This portrait, a gift to the Society from the subject's grandson, is one of Dunsmore's earliest works, painted in Ohio when he was twenty-three years old, before he went to Paris to study.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1881
eMuseum Object ID: 
158
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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