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John Maunsell

Artist:
John Ramage (Ireland ca. 1748–1802 Montreal)
Date:
ca. 1785
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. (4.1 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alan W. Carrick, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.90
Not on view
The British general John Maunsell (1724-1795) sat for Ramage shortly after he and his American wife, Elizabeth Stillwell, had returned to New York State from voluntary exile in Ireland during the revolution. The engraved initials are of a later date and are for Ann Eliza Van Rensselaer, the donor's great-grandmother.
Inscription: Engraved on verso: A. E. V. R. [in monogram]
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