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Object ID 1951.020.002
Object Name Portrait
Title Catherine Van Gezel Ross
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Colonel George Ross Rede
Year Range from 1725
Year Range to 1740
Artist School of Gustavus Hesselius
Made School of Gustavus Hesselius
Description Portrait of Catherine Van Gezel Ross (1689-circa 1748): Half-length portrait of a seated woman wearing a blue dress with a plunging neckline and elbow-length sleeves with white fabric gathering at the sleeve ends and neck. She has a red drapery over her lap and is shown against a landscape backdrop with a cliff.
Dimensions H-40 W-31.5 D-2 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Owned Colonel George Ross Rede
Provenance Gift of Colonel George Ross Rede of Schenectady, New York, a descendant of George Read I.
Subjects Paintings
Portrait paintings
People Read, Colonel George Ross
Search Terms Portraits
Read Family
Ross Family
New Castle
Catherine Van Gezel Ross
Gustavus Hesselius
Portrait Paintings
Catherine Ross
Room Read Bedroom
Medium Oil on canvas