Mrs. Gerard Stuyvesant (1812-1899)
oil on ivory
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.1 x 8.9 cm )
signed and dated: at right: "R.M. Staigg/1858" engraved: on back of frame: "Susan Rivington Stuyvesant."
Susan Rivington Van Horne was the younger daughter of Augustus Cornelius Van Horne and Margaret (Livingston) Van Horne. She married Gerard Stuyvesant on November 24, 1836. Mrs. Stuyvesant was an amateur artist who painted portraits and historical scenes.
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
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