Isaac Van Vleck (1773-1810)

Object Number: 
1912.19
Date: 
c. 1800-05
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on oval paper, inlaid into a larger sheet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.9 x 5.4 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
Verso inscribed vertically on mauve tinted background in graphite: "Isaac Van Vleck"
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed vertically on mauve tinted background in graphite: "Isaac Van Vleck"
Description: 
Portrait: Second cousin to the artist's wives, Jane and Ann Van Vleck. Previously, mistakenly identified as the artist's brother-in-law, but Jane and Ann had only one brother, Henry.
Gallery Label: 
Van Vleck was the brother-in-law of the artist Alexander Anderson and the brother of Ann and Jane Van Vleck, Anderson's first and second wives.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group