Portrait of Catherine Anna Remsen Schuchardt (1812-1877)
Gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on canvas, nailed to a stretcher
Overall: 7 7/8 x 6 3/8 in. ( 20 x 16.2 cm )
Catherine Anna Remsen was the second daughter of Henry Remsen and Elizabeth De Peyster (Remsen) of New York. She married Frederick Schuchardt (1805-85) on October 23, 1834. Her husband, a merchant and banker, was a native of Germany who was brought to New York at age ten. This portrait was a gift to the Society from the granddaughter and great-granddaughters of Mrs. Schuchardt.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge (Lily Wells) and daughters
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