Jane Beekman Van Cortlandt (1760-1841)
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, and graphite with glazing on paper laid on wood panel
Overall: 8 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. ( 21.3 x 17.5 cm )
Signed and dated: on back:"Painted by H. Bridport Newark 1822"
Inscribed and signed on verso of wood panel in graphite: "Painted by H. Bridport Newark 1822"
Jane Beekman was the daughter of James and Jane (Keteltas) Beekman of New York. She became the second wife of Stephen Van Cortlandt on May 21, 1801.
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
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