Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt (1767-1854)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 36 x 28 in. ( 91.4 x 71.1 cm )
Phebe Hand married Cornelius Van der Bilt (later spelled Vanderbilt) (1764-1832) and lived on a farm near Port Richmond, Staten Island. Her fourth child, the second son, was Commodore Vanderbilt who founded the Vanderbilt fortune in the mid-19th century.
Gift of A.D. Ayrault
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