1963.0852 A Painting, B Frame
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Painting (Portrait)

  • Title:

    Magdalena Douw (Mrs. Harme Gansevoort)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    John Heaton (Painter)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, Hudson Valley, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Linen

  • Techniques:


  • Museum Object Number:

    1963.0852 A

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1963.0852 A

Object Name

Painting (Portrait)


Magdalena Douw (Mrs. Harme Gansevoort)



Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Heaton (Painter)
Heaten is included in Papers, Mary Childs Black, c. 1960-93, Col. 538, The Winterthur Library, The Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera.

Place of Origin

New York, Hudson Valley, United States, North America






Oil paint; Linen



Dimensions (inches)

51.625 (H) , 33 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

131.127 (H) , 83.82 (W)

Measurement Notes

H at proper right stretcher. W at bottom stretcher.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Blackburn, Roderic H. & Piwonka, Ruth. 1988 Remembrance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America, 1609-1776. 318 p.
Published as cat. no. 237, pp. 119-29, 196, ill. on cover and p. 196.
[Book] Kenney, Alice P. 1969 The Gansevoorts of Albany: Dutch patricians in the upper Hudson Valley.
pp. 37-41; 167-168
[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 11, pp. 18-20.
[Article] Wheeler, Robert G. "The Albany of Magdalena Douw". Winterthur Portfolio. 4
Published as fig. 1, p. 64.
[Article] Black, Mary Childs. 1980 "Contributions toward a History of Early Eighteenth-Century Portraiture: Identification of the Aetatis Suae and Wendell Limners". American Art Journal. 12 (4): pp. 5-31.

[Article] Black, Mary Childs. "Remembrances of the Dutch Homeland in Early New York Provincial Painting,", in Blackburn, Roderic H. & Kelley, Nancy A. New World Dutch Studies: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America, 1609-1776. pp. 119-129.

[Article] Black, Mary Childs. "Between the Rivers: The tradition of Itinerant Painting Arrives", in Heslip, Colleen Cowles & Black, Mary Childs. Between the Rivers: Itinerant Painters from the Connecticut to the Hudson. pp. 10-18.
Published as fig. 2, p. 12.
[Article] Black, Mary Childs. 11//1969 The Gansevoort Limner. Antiques. 96 (5): 738-44.
Listed on check list, p. 738.
[Book] Ebert, John & Ebert, Katherine. 1975 American Folk Painters. 225 p.
Published on p. 23
[Book] Flexner, James Thomas. 1947 American Painting: First Flowers of our Wilderness.
pp. 52-89
[Book] Groft, Tammis K. & Mackay, Mary Alice. 1998 Albany Institute of History and Art: 200 years of collecting.

[Book] Piwonka, Ruth & Blackburn, Roderic H. A Remnant in the Wilderness: New York Dutch Scripture History Paintings of the Early Eighteenth Century.

[Book] Talcott, Sebastian Visscher. 1883 Genealogical Notes of New York and New England Families.
p. 69
[Book] Vlach, John Michael. 1988 Plain Painters: Making Sense of American Folk Art.

[Book] Cooper, Wendy A. 2002 An American Vision: Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum.
Published as fig. 21, pp. 47-8.
[Book] Belknap, Waldron Phoenix. 1959 American Colonial Painting: Materials for a History.
Listed as no. 4, pl. 72.
[Article] Sweeney, John A. H. 11//1971 Paintings in the Winterthur Collection. Antiques. 100 (5): 758-767.
Published as fig. no. 7, p. 763.
[Article] Shephard, Norma. 12//2010 Shoes in Colonial America. Early American Life Magazine. 6-17.
p. 6
[Book] Milroy, Elizabeth. 2016 The Grid and the River: Histories of Philadelphia's Green Places, 1682-1876.

[Book] Richman, Irwin & Emery, Michael B. 2013 Fruit in Graphic Art.