Dominie Johannes Weeckstein (1638-1687)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 27 1/4 x 22 3/4 in. ( 69.2 x 57.8 cm )
signature and date: lower left: "M. Naiveu / 1674"
The subject was a Latin teacher in Haarlem before he came to America in 1681 to assume the ministry of the Old Dutch Reformed Church at Kingston, N.Y., where he remained until his death. This likeness was painted in Holland and brought to America by him.
Purchase, The Beekman Family Association Fund
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