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Peter Van Dyke

ca. 1835 Margaret Maclay Bogardus Born: 1804 Died: 1878 watercolor on ivory sight 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.7 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1953.7.1 Not currently on view

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These portraits were painted while Margaret Maclay Bogardus was in New York. We do not know much about Peter Van Dyke and his wife, previously known as Susan Ann (Hickson) Lansing, but his name suggests he was a descendant of the earliest Dutch settlers of New Amsterdam, now New York.


Portrait male - Van Dyke, Peter - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor


About Margaret Maclay Bogardus

Born: 1804 Died: 1878

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