Mrs. Rip Van Dam (1662-1736)
Oil on canvas lined to wood panel
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
N-YHS Museum Collection
Sarah van der Spiegel was married to Rip Van Dam on September 14, 1684. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her great-great-granddaughter.
Morgan, John Hill, Early American Painters: Illustrated by Examples in the Collection of The New-York Historical Society, New York: New-York Historical Society, 1921, pp. 19-20, 38-9. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. II, 1974, pp. 757-8.
Gift of Mrs. Emily Verplanck Goodwin
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