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Nicholas William Stuyvesant (1648-1698)

Object Number: 
1905.292
Date: 
1666
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 x 25 5/8 in. ( 88.9 x 65.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower right: "AEtatis Sua 17 Ano 1666"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, the second son of Governor Peter Stuyvesant and Judith (Bayard) Stuyvesant, was born in New Amsterdam the year after his father arrived to assume his duties as director general of New Netherland. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-great-great-grandson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Van Rensselaer Stuyvesant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group