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Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768-1835)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: 1807
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Unframed: 29 × 24 in. (73.7 × 61 cm) Framed: 37 3/4 × 32 5/8 × 4 1/2 in. (95.9 × 82.9 × 11.4 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Louisa Lee Schuyler and Georgina Schuyler
Object Number: 1925.2
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The subject, the second son of Major General Philip John Schuyler and Catherine (Van Rensselaer) Schuyler, was born in Albany. He resided in Rhinebeck from 1796 and represented that community in the New York State Assembly in 1798. He served as a colonel in the United States army during the War of 1812, and was elected to the House of Representatives in 1817. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaughters.

Exhibitions:

"From Colony to Nation: 200 Years of American Painting at the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society, June 7–September 8, 2013.

"Beauty's Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America," New-York Historical Society, September 27, 2013–March 09, 2014; Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, FL, January 26–April 17, 2016; Driehaus Museum, Chicago, IL, September 8, 2018–January 6, 2019.