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Caspar Meier (1774-1839)

Object Number: 
1931.2
Date: 
ca. 1820-1825
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 24 in. ( 76.2 x 61 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Diedrich Meier, the burgomaster of Bremen, and Amalia (Schmidt) Meier. He immigrated to New York in 1798 established a mercantile firm which became Oelrichs and Company. Meier also served as consul to the Bremen Republic. His homestead, Willowbank, was located near the Hudson River at 119th Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Constance DuBois
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group