Anthony Bleecker

Artist:
Attributed to Joseph Wood (1778–1830)
Date:
ca. 1810
Culture:
American
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
H. 2 15/16 in. x W. 2 1/4 in. (7.5 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of James and Genevieve Bleecker, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.64.3a–e
Not on view
Anthony Bleecker (1770-1827), the son of Anthony Lispenard Bleecker, was an attorney and one of the founders of the New-York Historical Society. The ivory is cracked down the middle.
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on backing paper: Anthony Bleecker / son of Anthony L. Bleecker
Engraved on trimmed card: Anthony Bleecker.
Descended in the family of the sitter to the donor.