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Philip Schuyler (1836-1906)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: 1865
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 54 x 40 in. ( 137.2 x 101.6 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of Louisa Lee Schuyler and Georgina Schuyler
Object Number: 1925.9
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The subject was the only son of George Lee Schuyler and Eliza (Hamilton) Schuyler and brother of the two donors. He was a graduate of Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard and the University of Berlin. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War, attaining the rank of brigadier general, and he was a member of the Seventh Regiment, New York National Guard.

Exhibitions:

National Academy of Design, 1867.

"In Focus: Portrait and Small Paintings from the Society's Collections," New-York Historical Society, January 9, 2001-March 24, 2002.