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Mrs. William Henry Seward (1805-1865)

Classification: 
Date: 
1854
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 20.6 x 18.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Object Number: 
1962.27
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Morgan" inscription: on back of frame: "Secty Wm. H. Seward's / wife Frances by / D. S. Morgan. 1854"
Gallery Label: 
Frances Adeline Miller was the daughter of Judge Elijah Miller of Auburn, New York. She married William Henry Seward, her father's law partner, on October 20, 1824.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1854
eMuseum Object ID: 
42785
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

William Henry Seward (1801-1872)

Classification: 
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 45 1/4 x 34 1/2 in. ( 114.9 x 87.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Object Number: 
1949.46
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Leutze / 61"
Gallery Label: 
Seward began his law practice in Auburn, N.Y.; this practice, however, was secondary to his interest and activity in politics. He was elected to the state senate in 1830, and was elected governor in 1838 and 1840. He entered the U.S. Senate in 1849 and served two terms. Although defeated by Lincoln as the Republican party's candidate in 1860, he supported Lincoln and after the election was named secretary of state. This portrait was painted in Washingtion just after his appointment.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
42784
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Anson Phelps Stokes (1838-1913)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 60 1/2 x 40 1/4 in. ( 153.7 x 102.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. N. Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
X.246
Gallery Label: 
Stokes was born in New York, the son of James Boulter Stokes and Caroline (Phelps) Stokes. As a young man he joined the firm of Phelps, Dodge & Co., a mercantile firm founded by his grandfather. He soon became a partner of that firm and also of Phelps, James & Co., of Liverpool. Thereafter, he organized realty companies in New York which built and maintained office buildings, and served as a corporation director. An art collector, he was one of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
42766
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dr. Charles Smith

Classification: 
Date: 
1883
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 36 in. ( 73.7 x 91.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the artist
Object Number: 
1958.5
Marks: 
signature and date: upper left: "DeWitt Lockman / Jany 1883"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1883
eMuseum Object ID: 
42765
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Alfred Emanuel Smith (1873-1944)

Classification: 
Date: 
1945
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Object Number: 
1945.150
Gallery Label: 
The subject, who was born in New York to parents of Irish descent, served in the state assembly and as sheriff of New York County and president of the New York Board of Aldermen before being elected governor of the state in 1918. In 1928, after four terms as governor, he ran unsuccessfully for president on the Democratic party ticket. Rittenberg painted this portrait at the commission of George A. Zabriskie, president of The New-York Historical Society.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1945
eMuseum Object ID: 
42763
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Woman of the Stuyvesant Family (?)

Classification: 
Date: 
17th century
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 x 33 in. ( 101.6 x 83.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Object Number: 
1957.46
Marks: 
inscription: on back: "Judith Bayard / Wife of Peter Stuyvesant" label: pasted to stretcher: "Mrs. Peter Stuyvesant from the 'Mansion House.' G.S."
Gallery Label: 
This painting was apparently purchased by Gerard Stuyvesant (1805-1859), grandfather of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr., from a dealer who identified the subject as Mrs. Peter Stuyvesant; this identification, however, has been rejected by scholars.
Provenance: 
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
42736
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Petrus Stuyvesant (1727-1805)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1793-1795
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Van Rensselaer Stuyvesant
Object Number: 
1905.288
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the second son of Gerardus Stuyvesant and Judith (Bayard) Stuyvesant. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1795
eMuseum Object ID: 
42732
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Girl Reading

Classification: 
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 8 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 27.9 x 22.5 x 1 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-201
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, dated lower right: L'enfant De Metz 1863 (?)
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1863
eMuseum Object ID: 
42716
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Visit

Classification: 
Date: 
1874
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/8 x 23 x 7/8 in. ( 38.4 x 58.4 x 2.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-167
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, dated lower right: Leon y Escosura 1874.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1874
eMuseum Object ID: 
42715
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Market in Cairo

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Oil on canvas16 1/16 x 24 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 40.8 x 62.2 x 1.9 cm )
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/16 x 24 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 40.8 x 62.2 x 1.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-144
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower right: Th. Frere
Gallery Label: 

Charles Théodore Frère was a masterful colorist who won the admiration of Impressionist painters like Monet. He traveled widely in the East and established a permanent studio in Cairo, where he painted Orientalist landscapes, cityscapes, and interiors to exhibit at the annual Paris Salons and sell to collectors. This vibrant market scene contrasts the vivid colors of the men’s robes and turbans with the earth tones of the surrounding buildings.

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1885
eMuseum Object ID: 
42714
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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