Woman of the Stuyvesant Family (?)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 40 x 33 in. ( 101.6 x 83.8 cm )
inscription: on back: "Judith Bayard / Wife of Peter Stuyvesant" label: pasted to stretcher: "Mrs. Peter Stuyvesant from the 'Mansion House.' G.S."
This painting was apparently purchased by Gerard Stuyvesant (1805-1859), grandfather of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr., from a dealer who identified the subject as Mrs. Peter Stuyvesant; this identification, however, has been rejected by scholars.
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.