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Mrs. Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (1674-ca. 1730)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: ca. 1730
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 50 x 41 1/2 in. ( 127 x 105.4 cm )
Credit Line: Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap Jr.
Object Number: 1950.242
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Maria Van Cortlandt was baptized April 21, 1680, according to the records of the Dutch Church of New York. She was the daughter of Stephanus and Gertrude (Schuyler) Van Cortlandt. She married Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (1663-1719), fifth patroon and third lord of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck, on October 8, 1701.