Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)
Ink on plaster
frame: 9 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 1 in. ( 23.5 x 21.6 x 2.5 cm ) image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
inscribed in pencil: on back of frame: "A. Van Horne"
Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; solid black image on white ground; gilded frame with incurving sides, applied shell and scroll decoration at corners, and oval window with cream colored mat.
The subject was the son of Cornelius C. and Elizabeth (Van Horne) Van Horne. His father was a well-known New York merchant.
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.