Augustus Cornelius Van Horne (1765-1853)

Object Number: 
1957.55
Date: 
ca. 1795
Medium: 
Ink on plaster
Dimensions: 
frame: 9 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 1 in. ( 23.5 x 21.6 x 2.5 cm ) image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in pencil: on back of frame: "A. Van Horne"
Description: 
Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; solid black image on white ground; gilded frame with incurving sides, applied shell and scroll decoration at corners, and oval window with cream colored mat.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Cornelius C. and Elizabeth (Van Horne) Van Horne. His father was a well-known New York merchant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr.
Provenance: 
The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant, Jr. Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group