Cornelia Tappan Clinton (1774-1810)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 in. ( 8.9 x 7.6 cm )
Miss Clinton was the second daughter of Governor George Clinton of New York and Cornelia (Tappan) Clinton. In 1794 she was married to Edmond Charles Genet, a young diplomat who was appointed the first minister of the French republic to the United States in 1793.
Gift of Catherine R. B. Mackie
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