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Gerard Stuyvesant (1805–1859)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: 1856
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 46 1/2 x 36 in. ( 118.1 x 91.4 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Jr.
Object Number: 1957.50
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The subject was the fourth son of Nicholas William Stuyvesant (1769-1833) and Catharine Livingston (Reade) Stuyvesant. He was described as "one of the most respected and honored citizens of New York" (Spooner, "Historic Families of America," 3, 1907, p. 142).


The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Jr. Collection


National Academy of Design, New York, NY, 1859.