Mrs. Nicholas William Stuyvesant (1775-1862)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 34 1/8 x 27 in. ( 86.7 x 68.6 cm )
inscription: on back of canvas (under relining): "Painted / by / Durand"
Catharine Livinston Reade was the eldest daughter of John Reade and Catharine (Livingston) Reade. She married Nicholas William Stuyvesant (1769-1833) on January 31, 1795. Her portrait was donated to the Society through Fannie Graham Dudley, her great-granddaughter.
Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, p. 84. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 1, 1974, pp. 781-2.
Gift of the Henry Dudley Family through Fannie Graham Dudley
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