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Woman of the Stuyvesant Family (?)

Object Number: 
17th century
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."
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
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.
Creative: Tronvig Group