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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).

Provenance:

The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Jr. Collection

Exhibitions:

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