William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929)

Classification: 
Date: 
1923
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 44 3/4 x 34 1/2 in. ( 113.7 x 87.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Lewis Gouverneur Morris
Object Number: 
1954.50
Marks: 
signature and date: upper left: "Ellen Emmet Rand / 1923" inscription: on back: "Mr. Stewart"
Gallery Label: 
Philanthropist and financier William Rhinelander Stewart was born in New York, the son of Lispenard and Mary Rogers (Rhinelander) Stewart. He was president of the Rhinelander Real Estate Co. and an officer of the Greenwich Savings Bank and the Corn Exchange Bank. As a philanthropist, he was active in the work of the Conference on Charities and Corrections and served as president of the State Board of Charities for twenty-five years.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1923
eMuseum Object ID: 
42651
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lispenard Stewart II (1855-1927)

Classification: 
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 x 30 1/4 in. ( 116.8 x 76.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Duncan Miller
Object Number: 
1949.297
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Thos. C. Corner. 1902"
Gallery Label: 
Stewart was born in Westchester County, New York, the son of Lispenard and Mary Rogers (Rhinelander) Stewart. After graduating from Yale in 1876 he studied law at Columbia and began his practice in New York. Stewart served briefly in the New York Senate (1889-90), and from 1895-1903 he was president of the State Prison Commission. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his niece.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1902
eMuseum Object ID: 
42648
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John Stevens II (ca. 1728-1799)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1793-1794
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 28 1/4 in. ( 92.1 x 71.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number: 
1950.363
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Alexander was the daughter of James Alexander and a sister of William Alexander. She married John Stevens II (1716-1792) in 1748. They resided first in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, where Stevens was a merchant and in which state he owned large tracts of land. In 1760 the couple moved to New York.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1794
eMuseum Object ID: 
42643
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Christening of the New Baby

Classification: 
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
oil on panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 19 x 24.1 x 0.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-17
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Plassan
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
42642
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Hope and Faith

Classification: 
Date: 
1872
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 21 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 66 x 54.9 x 1.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-94
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, dated upper right: Hugues Merle 1872.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1872
eMuseum Object ID: 
42640
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Jewels

Classification: 
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 6 3/8 x 3/8 in. ( 21.9 x 16.2 x 1 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-53
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, dated lower left: C. Pecrus-1860
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
42627
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Shipping

Classification: 
Date: 
1843
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 13/16 x 8 3/8 x 1/4 in. ( 14.8 x 21.3 x 0.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-147
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, dated lower left: Schredges 1868
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1843
eMuseum Object ID: 
42626
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Wall Flowers, etc.

Classification: 
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 13 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 45.7 x 35.2 x 1 cm )
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: 
S-24
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, dated lower left: AJM 1860. Back label: Charles...& Co. 99, Long Acre, London
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
42625
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jacob Weidenmann (1829-1893)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 15 in. ( 45.7 x 38.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Object Number: 
1952.273
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "M. Weidenmann / 1891"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a noted landscape architect, was born in Winterthur, near Zurich, Switzerland. He came to the United States in 1861. In 1870 he established his office in New York and later worked with Frederick Law Olmsted, the architect of Central Park. He was the author of "Beautifying Country Homes; A Handbook of Landscape Gardening" (1870) and "Modern Cemeteries" (1888). Marguerite Weidenman, the artist and donor, was his daughter.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
42623
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

General Winfield Scott (1786-1866)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/8 x 20 1/8 in. ( 61.3 x 51.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number: 
1949.48
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born near Peterburg, Va. He was a hero of the War of 1812 by the end of which he had risen to the rank of brevet major general. In 1841 he became general-in-chief of the United States army, and in 1847 personally led the American forces in the Mexican War. He was the Whig candidate for president in 1852, but was defeated by Franklin Pierce. With the outbreak of the Civil War he remained loyal to the Union, but resigned his command in November 1861.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
42618
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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