Catherine Douw Gansevoort (Mrs. Johannes DePeyster) Douw (1782-1848)

Attributed to Maria Louisa Wagner (1816-1888) Artist
1842-1843 Date:
Watercolor on ivory Medium
3 5/8 H x 3 W Dimensions
Gift of Leontine de Kay Townsend (Mrs. John Townsend) Lansing, granddaughter of the subject Credit
1908.8.2 Accession number
Throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, Albany residents commissioned portrait miniatures. Among the best-known area painters of miniatures were Anson Dickinson and the brother-and-sister team of Daniel Wagner and Maria Louisa Wagner. This portrait is attributed to Maria Louisa Wagner, who began as an itinerant painter and eventually gained national prominence. Additional comments

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