Portraits of Peter and Catherine Ritter by Gerrit Schipper ( 1775-1832, active US 1802-07)

A fine pair of pastels on paper of Peter and Catherine Post Ritter, attrib. to Gerrit Schipper, c.1802-07. Born in Amsterdam in 1775, Schipper worked in New York, Charleston, Savannah, and Massachusetts from 1802 until 1807.
10 3/8” x 12 3/8.”

$ 4800. 

Peter and Catherine Post Ritter were residents of New York City and are buried there at St. George’s Church. Information on Catherine Post can be found in E. Moore Green, J.W. Jordan, and G.T. Ettinger, Douglass and Post Genealogy, 1905.