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Aaron Vail (1796-1878)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1845
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 1/2 x 35 1/4 in. ( 128.3 x 89.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jacques de Bon
Object Number: 
1968.34
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in Lorient, France, where his father, Aaron Vail (1758-1813), a New York merchant, was United States consul and commercial agent. He came to live in the U.S. after his father's death and later served in various capacities with the U.S. State Dept. under Presidents James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Jackson. He was the grandfather of Madame Jacques de Bon, wife of the donor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
94
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cutting Ice, Rockland Lake, N.Y.

Exhibitions: 
Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
oil on linen
Dimensions: 
Unframed: 9 3/16 x 14 1/16 x 5/8 in. (23.3 x 35.7 x 1.6 cm) Frame: 17 3/4 x 24 x 3 in. (17 3/4 x 24 x 3 in.)
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1973.11
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
90
Exclude from TMS update: 
OFF
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

George Hubert Herbert (1872-1949)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1915
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Object Number: 
1953.52
Marks: 
signature: upper right: "DeWitt M. Lockman"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, famous as Coco the Clown, was born in Calcutta, India, and began his circus career at the age of three. From the late 1870s until the early 1920s, when he retired, he was one of the most popular and famous performers under the Big Top. His home was in Jacksonville, Florida, and he became known as "the health and education clown" in the Florida public schools.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1915
eMuseum Object ID: 
88
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. William Hustace (1823-1906)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850-1855
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 7/8 x 25 1/4 in. ( 75.9 x 64.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Van Zandt Lane (Grace Maria Hustace)
Object Number: 
1945.90
Gallery Label: 
Rachel Maria Treadwell was the daughter of Ephraim and Rachel (Taylor) Treadwell. She married William Hustace on April 13, 1841.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
87
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Landscape

Classification: 
Date: 
1849
Medium: 
Oil on canvas (relined)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 x 49 in. ( 81.3 x 124.5 cm ) frame: 42 1/4 x 58 x 4 in. ( 107.3 x 147.3 x 10.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Van Zandt Lane
Object Number: 
1945.92
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1849
eMuseum Object ID: 
83
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Abraham Caulkins Lay (1830-1918)

Classification: 
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 x 22 in. ( 68.6 x 55.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frances Morris
Object Number: 
1946.141
Marks: 
signature and date: upper right: "O. I. Lay / 1865"
Gallery Label: 
This portrait was a gift to the Society from the subject's daughter.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
82
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Coach With Team and Drivers

Classification: 
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Oil
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. ( 44.8 x 60 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of James Hazen Hyde
Object Number: 
1950.24
Gallery Label: 
The donor, James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959), commissoned this painting of his four-horse coach "Liberty."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1901
eMuseum Object ID: 
80
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Winter in Holland

Classification: 
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 5/8 x 45 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 80.3 x 115.6 x 2.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-110
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, dated lower right: Louis Vervee 1859. Figure Carl Eugene Verboeckhoven
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1859
eMuseum Object ID: 
78
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Abeel Children

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1852-1855
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 72 x 72 1/2 in. ( 182.9 x 184.2 cm )
Description: 
From left to right are pictured John Howard Abeel (b. September 21, 1846) holding the cat, Alfred Abeel (born October 3, 1844) wearing a velvet jacket, Sarah Louise Abeel (born January 21, 1843), Catherine Emeline Abeel (born April 5, 1841) standing with basket of flowers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Fleming King and Miss Marjorie Comstock Lyon
Object Number: 
1947.25
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
76
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

William Stephen Van Rensselaer (1886-1930)

Classification: 
Date: 
1929
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/2 x 28 1/4 in. ( 92.7 x 71.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V
Object Number: 
1946.35
Marks: 
signature and date: at left: "Wm. Carter 1929"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the youngest of seven children of Kiliaen and Olivia (Atterbury) Van Rensselaer. He graduated from Yale in 1908 and attended New York Law School. He entered the diplomatic service as clerk of the Americam embassy in Lisbon, and from 1915 to 1917 he was third secretary of the American legation in Rome. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his brother.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1929
eMuseum Object ID: 
77
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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