Jan Baptist Van Rensselaer (1717-1763)

Attributed to John Watson (1685-1768) Artist
c. 1735 Date:
Oil on canvas Medium
48 1/2 H x 39 W Dimensions
This portrait descended in the Van Rensselaer Family to Eugene Van Rensselaer (fourteenth patroon) and then to his daughter, Elizabeth Kennedy Van Rensselaer (Mrs. Carroll) Fraser. It was acquired from Mrs. Fraser by Benjamin Walworth Arnold of Albany and subsequently inherited by Mr. Arnold and his daughter, the donor, Dorothy Arnold Cogswell Provenance
Gift of Mrs. Ledyard Cogswell, Jr. Credit
1968.71 Accession number

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