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Henry Aaron Burr Jr. (1849–1850)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: 1859
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 24 × 18 in. (61 × 45.7 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Cornelius H. Van Ness
Object Number: 1912.6
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Henry Aaron Burr Jr., died a few days after his first birthday. It is probable that Hoffman painted this portrait of the infant in 1859 because that is the date of his portraits of the other three members of the family. The artist probably worked from a photograph.