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Mrs. John Peter Ritter (1752-1836)

Object Number: 
1932.4
Date: 
n.d.
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: at right:"Florence MacKubin" Inscribed: on back of frame:"Magdalen Zuricher Ritter/1752-1836"
Gallery Label: 
Magdalen Zuricher was the daughter of John Zuricher of New York City. Her husband, John Peter Ritter (ca. 1746-1813), operated a dry goods store at 504 Greenwich Street. This miniature is based on an earlier portrait by an unidentified artist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas K. Gale
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group