File:Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach of the British.jpg

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Emanuel Leutze: Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach of the British  wikidata:Q20881036 reasonator:Q20881036 
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artist QS:P170,Q452321
Emanuel Leutze: Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach of the British
Title
Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach of the British
Object type painting Edit this at Wikidata
Genre history painting Edit this at Wikidata
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English: Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1734-1803), wife of General Philip Schuyler, is shown setting fire to her wheat fields to keep them from the enemy, whose imminent arrival is announced by a messenger. It is unknown whether she did burn her wheat fields, but the British did burn her house down during the Battle of Saratoga.
Depicted people Catherine Van Rensselaer Edit this at Wikidata
Date 1852
date QS:P571,+1852-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 32 in (81.2 cm); Width: 40 in (101.6 cm)
dimensions QS:P2048,32U218593;P2049,40U218593
institution QS:P195,Q1641836
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Credit line Bicentennial gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Schaaf, Mr. and Mrs. William D. Witherspoon, Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Shoemaker, and Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr. (M.76.91)
References Los Angeles County Museum of Art: online database: entry 227780
Source/Photographer Image: Museum Associates/LACMA
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